Free Workshop In Montgomery Will Explore Science, Faith Jan. 19

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 jareeves@samford.edu or call 205-726-2940.

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

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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 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 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.