Heading into the end of 2018, it is plain to see it has been a big year in scientific research. Let’s start out with the highlight of the year, which may be the InSight lander landing on Mars on November 26. It was the end of a journey of more than six months and 300...
Awe is the common element both Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein have harnessed in their work. It is also a common theme in making connections between faith and science, but its impact is difficult to pin down. Awe is what has drawn so many non-scientists to look...
In its latest e-booklet, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) cites some interesting realities in America. A 2012 survey was quoted estimating that only 44% of Americans say they have personally met a scientist, while another 20% say they...
The Freedom from Religion Foundation has a monthly ad in Scientific American, and the one for March 2017 featured a statement by physicist Lawrence Krauss. “Lack of understanding is not evidence for God. It is an evidence of lack of understanding, and a call to use...
The theme of this year’s ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston was “This Changes Everything” — an impactful theme in many ways. The discussion ranged from large-scale social justice issues down to learning about how grace and love can drastically impact individual lives....
I tried an experiment with some friends a while back. I asked them to name some fellow worshippers. They all started naming people in our congregation. A few added friends who had moved away and family members. But all limited worshippers to human beings. Then I asked...
The seminar aims to intellectually prepare high school students for college. The seminar will examine the meaning of virtue, the substance of human nature, the question of human flourishing, the
The seminar aims to intellectually prepare high school students for college. The seminar will examine the meaning of virtue, the substance of human nature, the question of human flourishing, the metaphysics of reality, and the nature of “truth.” Click here for more information.
July 9 (Tuesday) - August 14 (Wednesday)
Duke University Kenan Institute for Ethics
102 West Duke Building, 1364 Campus Drive, East Campus, Durham, NC 27708
American Scientific Affiliation Annual MeetingWheaton College501 College Avenue, Wheaton, IL 61087
Kenneth Miller is the keynote speaker for this year’s American Scientific Affiliation meeting in Wheaton, IL. His talk will be on “Darwin, God, and Design: Grandeur in an Evolutionary View
Kenneth Miller is the keynote speaker for this year’s American Scientific Affiliation meeting in Wheaton, IL. His talk will be on “Darwin, God, and Design: Grandeur in an Evolutionary View of Life.”
Kenneth R. Miller is Professor of Biology at Brown University. He serves as an advisor on life sciences to The NewsHour, a daily PBS television program on news and public affairs and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Miller is coauthor, with Joseph S. Levine, of a series of high school and college biology textbooks used by millions of students nationwide. In 2005 he served as lead witness in the Kitzmiller v. Dover trial on evolution and intelligent design in Pennsylvania.
july 19 (Friday) - 22 (Monday)
501 College Avenue, Wheaton, IL 61087
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