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107 - The Big Bang and the Anthropic Principle

Use the laws of science, physics, and logic to determine the plausibility of the Big Bang Theory
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Created by Kevin Conover
Last updated 2/2016
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In this course, we continue the series of Created or Evolved Classes. We will examine the plausibility of the Big Bang Theory using several methods. Does it match with known laws of science? Does it defy the rules of logic? Is it statistically possible for the Big Bang to occur and kickstart evolution? We invite you to come examine the evidence for yourself and determine which view is more plausible. Were we truly created to live on a unique planet? Or are we just here by accident? Come find out. This course has a total of 19 video lectures which are each 2 to 5 minutes long.

Who is the target audience?
  • All audiences are welcome
  • Anyone interested in the laws of science
  • Anyone interested in the laws of physics
  • Anyone interested in the principles of logic
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What Will I Learn?
Know the difference between science and metaphysics
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  • Although not required, you are welcome to take notes
  • Viewing other courses in the Created or Evolved series may be helpful, although not required
Curriculum For This Course
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2-Year Apologetic Curriculum Introduction: Why Educate for Life? (video)
2 Lectures 03:46

Why are Christian kids leaving the Church after high school? Take 3 minutes & watch the video.

Preview 03:33

Course 106 is recommended before taking this course.

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The Big Bang Theory
3 Lectures 11:44
Did the Universe Create Itself?
4 Lectures 07:00
The Laws of Thermodynamics

Something From Nothing

Is a Self Existing Universe Logical?

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Article 1: God Vs. Quantum Fluctuation (downloadable)
7 pages
What Happened After the Big Bang?
4 Lectures 15:55
How the Solar System Started

The Law of Causality

Is the Big Bang Scientific or Religious

Are the Physics of the Big Bang Possible?
Is the Universe Possible Without God?
6 Lectures 24:28
The Anthropic Principle

An Awesome Universe

What is Within the Realm of Possibility?

Was There Enough Time?

The Universal Probability Bound

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Article 2: Anthropic Principle (downloadable)
3 pages
A Special Planet
4 Lectures 22:56
Privileged Planet

Finely Tuned Forces

Requirements for a Life Sustaining Planet

Forces Fundamental to Life
Answer Keys & Additional Resources
2 Lectures 00:00
Downloadable Article Answer Key - God vs Quantum Fluxuation
2 pages

Downloadable Article Answer Key - Anthropic Principle
1 page
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About the Instructor
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Kevin Conover is the host of Educate for Life radio, a weekly program that airs in San Diego, California, on 1210 AM KPRZ and on You Tube-Educate for Life Video. He's interviewed many experts including organic synthetic chemist, Dr. James Tour, one of the top 50 scientists in the world, ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris, world renowned brain surgeon, Dr. David Levy, world wide evangelist Will Graham, and expert on human sexuality, Dr.Christopher Yuan, who is also a former homosexual, among many others. He frequently speaks at events on the truth of the Bible and is the founder of Educate for Life, a Christian education ministry, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his sixth year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

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