Published on September 1, 2010 by Steve Donaldson  

Senior Fellows from the Samford University Center for Science and Religion will conduct a ten-week series of seminars on big questions in science and religion at Independent Presbyterian Church in Birmingham ( beginning September 15. Sessions are from at 6:15-7:15 on Wednesday evenings and are open to the public.

September 15: What is the relationship between science and religion?
September 22: Where did we come from? (cosmology)
September 29: Where did we come from? (evolution)
October 6: Do we have free will? (cognitive and neuroscience)
October 13: Do we have free will? (chance and determinism)
October 20: What is the soul? (nature of consciousness)
October 27: What will it mean to be human? (transhumanism)
November 3: What will it mean to be human? (health and ethics)
November 10: Do miracles occur? (how God interacts with the world)
November 17: Does God exist? (natural theology and beyond)

Independent Presbyterian Church is located at 3100 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35205  

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.