Knowledge in the Realm of Science & Religion
Are they Really Different?

By Professor Nathan Aviezer
Sunday December 13th, 2009

Click Here for 2008 Lecture
Contradictions Between Torah and Science: The Creation of the Universe

           Professor Nathan Aviezer is Professor of Physics and former Chairman of the Physics Department of Bar-Ilan University in Israel. Dr. Aviezer is the author of more than 100 scientific articles on solid state physics.  In recognition of his important research contributions to the theory of the electrical properties of materials, Aviezer was honored by being elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society (1984) and a Research Professor of the Royal Society of London (1992).
            In addition to his purely scientific research, Aviezer has a long-standing interest in the relationship between Torah and science. He is the author of the best-selling books ; In the Beginning: Biblical Creation and Science (translated into nine languages) and Fossils and Faith: Understanding Torah and Science (translated into three languages).  Aviezer also teaches a course at Bar-Ilan University on "Torah and Science," which was awarded the prestigious 1999 Templeton Prize.

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