Event: Forum on Science & Religion at Hart House

HOT TALKS – FACT OR FRICTION: THE CONTINUOUS TENSION BETWEEN SCIENCE & RELIGION

Date: January 21, 2009, Hart House: Free. Time: 6:30 PM
Join us for an evening of open discussion on the topic of the tension between science and religion. There will be a reception following the event at 8:30pm. Speakers for the evening include:

- Professor Jan Sapp, a professor of Biology and History at York University, with a focus on historical research on evolutionary biology.

- Professor Yiftach Fehige, assistant professor at St. Michael’s College and the Department of History and Philosophy of Science. His focus is on Christianity and science, thought experiments, revelation, and research ethics.

- Professor Amanda Peet, a fellow of Trinity College teaching both within the college and across other disciplines including the Department of Physics. She focuses on understanding the fundamental dynamics of all forces and particles seen so far in Nature, especially gravity.

- Professor Michael Bourgeois, an associate theology professor at Emmanuel College. His particular interests include the relation of theology to the natural sciences, especially on questions of the origin and destiny of the universe and divine action; and expressions of religious ideas in popular culture.