Published on January 26, 2015 by Josh Reeves  

Senior Fellows from the Center for Science and Religion conducted a half-day workshop for ministers on January 22 at First Baptist Church, Huntsville, AL. Participants represented a variety of churches. Sessions included:

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)

This event was a joint effort with the Samford University Center for Pastoral Excellence and was coordinated by Dr. Josh Reeves and Dr. Michael Wilson. Financial support was provided by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. Additional minister workshops in this series are planned for Birmingham and Auburn.

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.