Professor of Physics
Director, Science and Religion Program
Dr. John Bloom’s interests center on physics and the integration of science and Christianity. At the undergraduate level he regularly teaches Astronomy and the Science and Origins courses for non-majors and the First-Year Seminar and the Senior Capstone Seminar for department majors. Dr. Bloom has a passion for critical thinking, problem solving, and using hands-on lab experiments to help students gain an intuitive sense for physics concepts. Dr. Bloom seeks to bring greater theological and historical depth to biblical integration in teaching the Biblical Studies Department’s integration seminar: Christianity and the Natural Sciences.
At the graduate level he teaches Modern Physics, Cosmology and Design, and the Intelligent Design Seminar for the MA, Science and Religion Program and Scientific Apologetics for the MA in Christian Apologetics. He is the author of The Natural Sciences: A Student’s Guide, which surveys the relationship between Christianity and science, and demonstrates how God’s glory is clearly seen through the discoveries of science.