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Dr Lynden Rogers

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School: Discipline of Science and Mathematics
Position: Head of Discipline
Location: Science Building
Phone: (02) 4980 2213
Extension: #213
Fax: (02) 49802219
Email: lynden.rogers@avondale.edu.au
Qualifications: BSc (UoL); MSc (UoN); and PhD (UoN).
Research: His research interests focus on the interface of science and Christianity.
About: Lynden Rogers has written for several scientific journals, including a paper examining the history and significance of the design argument published in Christian Spirituality and Science 2 (2001). He has presented papers in Australia and overseas, including at the Geoscience Research Institute (Loma Linda, California, USA). Lynden's paper asked questions about the way Seventh-day Adventists put together their concept of origins.

Lynden asks similar questions of his students. His aim as a lecturer is to encourage his students to think deeply and seriously and in an informed fashion about how science interacts with their faith so their faith is believable and sustainable.

He has served as a member of the organising committee for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific's Faith and Science Conference (2003) and is a past-president of the Sydney chapter of the Association of Adventist Forums.

Lynden is a Tasmanian in exile, he and his wife Julie have three children Lachlan, Cameron, and Susan. His personal interests include woodwork, piano technology, and bushwalking in Tasmania.

Lynden is dean of the Faculty of Science and Mathematics at Avondale College. He has been lecturing at Avondale since 1982.

Professional Membership:
Australian Institute of Physics
Institue for the Study of Christianity in an Age of Science and Technology
Select Publications: Rogers, L J, Kennewell, J K, and Keay, C S L (1982) A Microprocessor Applications Board, Aust. Phys., 19 (7):134 -135.

Rogers, L J and Keay, C S L (1993) Observations of Some Southern Hemisphere Meteor Showers, in, Stohl, J and Williams, I P (eds) Meteoroids and Their Parent Bodies, Astronomical Inst., Slovak Acad. Sci., Bratislava, p 273 - 276.

Rogers, L J (2001) Making Sense of the Solar System, Fourth History, Philosophy and NSW Science Teaching Conference UNSW.


For a list of publications, visit Lynden Rogers publications

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