Science and Religion Workshop Set for Jan. 22 in Huntsville

Published on December 12, 2014 by Sean Flynt  
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The Samford University Center for Science and Religion  will present a free interdenominational workshop for pastors at First Baptist Church of Huntsville 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Jan. 22.

The workshop, led by Samford faculty members and funded by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation, will explore the ways faith and emerging science can enrich each other.

Workshop sessions will include:

The Seven Deadly Sins of Science and Religion (Dr. Steve Donaldson)

Where Do We Come From? (Dr. Wilton Bunch)

Is There a Place for the Soul in a Physical Brain? (Dr. George Keller)

Can There be Purpose in a World of Chance?   (Dr. Tom Woolley)

The center will provide refreshments and lunch for all registered participants.

For more information, contact Josh Reeves, jareeves@samford.edu, 205-726-2940.

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