Published on March 1, 2012 by Steve Donaldson  

During the month of February, senior Center fellow Steve Donaldson conducted a four week series of seminars on science and religion for high school students at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church. Dr. Donaldson’s presentations dealt with a varity of topics including Biblical interpretation, cosmology, evolution, faith, and detrimental assumptions that people bring to the way they understand issues involving science and religion. The series was a part of the Center’s “Scientists in Congregations“ grant.

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.