Reading Course

Dr. John Patrick is currently putting together a reading course for physicians and other interested people. Please contact us if you are interesting in participating.

You are invited to read the following books before further discussion of the ideas therein.

1. Nature of Justice

Leff, Arthur Allen. Unspeakable Ethics, Unnatural Law, Duke Law Review. Dec 1979.

2. Medicine

What Hippocrates Knew and/or Hippocrates Part 1 and Part 2

3. Faith basis of science

Rodney Stark, For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-hunts, and the End of Slavery

4. Tacit knowledge

Leslie Newbigin, Foolishness to the Greeks. Read the first chapter initially.

5. Moral knowledge

Budziszewski, What We Can’t Not Know. Read the first chapter initially.

6. Science, evolution, reductionism

Mary Midgley, Science as Salvation: A Modern Myth and its Meaning

7. Why morality cannot come from evolution

David Stove, Darwinian Fairytales: Selfish Genes, Errors of Heredity and Other Fables of Evolution

8. Practical Theology

John Webster, Confronted by Grace: Meditations of a Theologian