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,, 205-726-2940.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.