Published on December 15, 2015 by Sean Flynt  
Stained Glass Window with Double Helix Design
Stained Glass Window with Double Helix Design

Samford University's Center for Science and Religion will host a free interdenominational workshop Jan. 19 at First Baptist Church, Montgomery, for pastors and other interested  in learning how faith and emerging science can enrich each other.

The 8:30 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:

• The Seven Deadly Sins of Science and Religion

• Why do People Have Trouble with Evolution?

• Is There a Place for the Soul in a Physical Brain?

• Christianity and Science: The Key Issues

To register, email Josh Reeves at or call 205-726-2940.

The workshop is one in a series funded by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.