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The Francis A. Schaeffer Lectures – 2012 – Science and Faith: Friends or Foes?

The annual Francis A. Schaeffer Institute lectures will partner with the Discovery Institute to offer a two-day seminar on Science and Faith. Free to students, $25 for others. Advanced registration is required for all attendees. Learn more [expand to include:

Presented this year in partnership with Discovery Institute’s

Center for Science and Culture
Dates: October 12–13
Days/Times: Fri., 7–9 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Topic: Science and Faith: Friends or Foes?

Dr. Jay Richards, co-author of The Privileged Planet
Dr. Ann Gauger, Senior Research Biologist at the Biologic Institute and co-author of the new book Science and Human Origins
Dr. C. John Collins, Professor of Old Testament at Covenant Theological Seminary and author of Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?
Dr. Paul Nelson, Adjunct Professor of Science and Religion at Biola University and featured science expert in documentaries such as Metamorphosis
Dr. John West, editor of The Magician’s Twin: C. S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society

Description: Are science and faith at war? Does science undermine or corroborate belief in God? Does faith suppress or inspire scientific research? Explore these questions and more during this special weekend designed especially for pastors, seminary students, and other church leaders.

General Admission: $25 ($35 after Sept. 21)
Student Admission: FREE with student ID. (Students interested in taking this course as an independent study should contact the Registrar’s office.)

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Registration Deadline: Friday, October 5.