Published on May 6, 2015 by Josh Reeves  
Senior Fellows from the Center for Science and Religion will conduct a half-day workshop for ministers on May 19, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Howard Room on the Samford University campus.


  • 8:00-8:40, followed by discussion.  What is the Relationship between Science and Religion?, Dr. George Keller, Biology Department
  • 9:00-9:40 Why do People have Trouble with Evolution?, followed by discussion. Dr. Wilton Bunch, Philosophy Department
  • 10:00-10:15  Coffee and Snack Break
  • 10:15-11:00, followed discussion. Can there be Purpose in a World of Chance?, Dr. Tom Woolley, Samford University, Professor of Statistics, School of Business
  • 11:20-12:00, followed by discussion. Towards a Theology of Science, Dr. Josh Reeves, Samford University Center for Science and Religion
  • Lunch 

A free lunch and book will be provided for those who pre-register.

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

This event is a joint effort with the Samford University Center for Pastoral Excellence and is coordinated by Dr. Josh Reeves and Dr. Michael Wilson. Financial support is provided by a 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.