Let’s take a wide view. A really wide view. And put all our stories in perspective – a cosmic perspective. At some time or another you’ve probably heard me say that we are stardust. Our bodies are made of elements which formed in exploding stars. That’s the positive...
What killed off those dinosaurs? Was it the impact of a meteorite? Or gases released by enormous lava flows in India? Both suggestions have been argued for years. New data indicates that it may have been both! And the events may have been related. A meteorite is...
Adam Lord Gifford. Not exactly an everyday name, but still an important one. Lord Gifford (1820-1887) endowed one of the most prestigious lecture series in Europe, which since the late 1880’s has featured some of the best-known scholars of the day. Often the topics...
Siccar Point. It’s a name to warm the heart of any geologist. This location in Scotland overlooking the North Sea is where James Hutton, oft-cited as the ‘father of geology’ (at least to the Anglophone world), demonstrated the significance of “deep time” to his 18th...
MODELS OF ATONEMENT: Speaking about Salvation in a Scientific World by George L. Murphy. Minneapolis, MN: Lutheran University Press, 2013. 145 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 978-1-932688-85-6. ‘It’s like counting angels dancing on the head of a pin! Who cares...
The 37th Annual Cosmos & Creation Conference will be held on Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16. The keynote speaker will be Robert Bishop, who
The 37th Annual Cosmos & Creation Conference will be held on Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16. The keynote speaker will be Robert Bishop, who is the John and Madeleine McIntyre Endowed Professor of Philosophy and History of Science at Wheaton College. Bishop’s research centers on philosophy of science, philosophy of mind and psychology, and metaphysics. The topic of his presentation will be: A Trinitarian Doctrine of Creation and Science.
june 14 (Friday) - 16 (Sunday)
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210
Faith and Science in a Changing Climate: Modeling a Just ResponseGustavus Adolphus College800 W College Ave, St Peter, MN 56082
High school students will be pondering ways to address climate change in light of their faith at this summer’s Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science and Ethics
High school students will be pondering ways to address climate change in light of their faith at this summer’s Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science and Ethics at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota. The program now in its third year is titled “Faith and Science in a Changing Climate: Modeling a Just Response.” Speakers include: Rev. Dr. Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; James Martin-Schramm, Professor of Religion at Luther College; Jeff Jeremiason, Professor of Chemistry and Program Director in Environmental Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College; and Rev. Abby Mohaupt, Moderator of Fossil Free PCUSA and Co-Director of the Green Seminary Initiative.
june 22 (Saturday) - 28 (Friday)
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave, St Peter, MN 56082
The CRISPR Apple on the Tree of Knowledge: Bioengineering, Gene Editing and the Human FutureStar Island
Speakers and program committee members include: Michael Ruse, Florida State University; Ted Peters, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary; Arvin Gouw, Rare Genomics Institute; and Arthur Sutherland, Loyola University Maryland.
june 22 (Saturday) - 29 (Saturday)
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