Science & Faith Conference

March 03, 2010

**Conference registration is at capacity. Registration has closed **

Explore these questions and more
at this two-day conference
at our campus:
2960 W. Church Road
Glenside, PA

(schedule below)

Speakers will also include Discovery Institute Fellows Dr. Stephen Meyer, author of Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design; Dr. Michael Behe, author of Darwin’s Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution and The Edge of Evolution; Dr. Jay Richards, co-author of The Privileged Planet: How Our Place in the Cosmos Is Designed For Discovery; Dr. C. John Collins, author of Science and Faith: Friends or Foes?; Dr. John West, author of Darwin Day in America: How Our Politics and Culture Have Been Dehumanized in the Name of Science; and Dr. Bruce Gordon, co-editor of The Nature of Nature.

This conference will be of special interest to seminary students, college students, and pastors and other church leaders. The conference will also highlight practical resources (curricula, videos) that churches can use to incorporate science and faith issues into their ministries.

For more information of the conference please visit the Science and Faith website or view the schedule below.

The conference is sponsored by Westminster Theological Seminary and Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture.


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, MARCH 12
Registration (8:00 am)

Morning Sessions (starting at 9:00 am)
Session 1: A Biblical View of Science and Nature
Speaker: Vern Poythress

Session 2: The Role of Christianity in the Founding of Modern Science
Speaker: Jack Collins

Lunch (11:45 am-1:00 pm)

Afternoon Sessions
Session 3: Darwinian Materialism and Its Effects on Culture and the Church
Speakers: John West and Jay Richards

Session 4: Redeeming Science: Biology, Physics and Mathematics
Speaker: Vern Poythress

Break for Dinner (4:30-7:00 pm)

Evening Session (7:00 pm)
Session 5: Understanding the Days of Creation
Speakers: Jack Collins, Vern Poythress, Jay Richards

SATURDAY, MARCH 13

Registration  (8:00 am)

Morning Sessions (starting at 8:30 am)
Session 6: The Role of Worldviews in Apologetic Dialogue
Speaker: Scott Oliphint

Session 7: The Case for Intelligent Design, Part I
Speakers: Michael Behe and Stephen Meyer

Lunch and Q and A with Dr. Behe and Dr. Meyer (11:30 am-12:45 pm)

Afternoon Sessions
Session 8: The Case for Intelligent Design, Part II
Speakers: Bruce Gordon, Jay Richards, and Stephen Meyer

Session 9: The Challenges of Theistic Evolution and Naturalism
Speakers: Jack Collins, Stephen Meyer, Vern Poythress, and Jeffrey Jue

Wrap-up and Practical Resources for Churches