Published on November 1, 2013 by Steve Donaldson  

Georgetown Theologian Dr. John Haught spoke to a packed house in Reid Chapel during the October 29 convocation period on the subject "Evolution and Faith: What's the Problem?" That afternoon he participated in a roundtable discussion with University Fellows, then gave an evening lecture on "Science, Faith, and the New Atheism." For additional details on his visit, refer to articles in the following Samford University publications: Belltower; Crimson.

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.