Posted by Sean Flynt on 2015-04-27

Samford University’s Center for Science and Religion will host a free interdenominational workshop for pastors May 19 to explore how faith and emerging science can enrich each other. The workshop is one in a series funded by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

The 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m. event will include refreshments and lunch in addition to faculty-led discussions of important topics at the intersection of faith and science, including:

• What is the Relationship between Science and Religion?
• Why do People have Trouble with Evolution?
• Can There be Purpose in a World of Chance?
• Toward a Theology of Science


The workshop will be held in the Howard Room of the University Center.

To register, email Josh Reeves jareeves@samford.edu or call 205-726-2940.

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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.