Where: Center for Faculty Excellence, Seminar Room (103), Tinsely
When: Most Thursdays 12:30-1:30
Why: For stimulating discussion on issues of Science & Religion (and good food).
Who: All interested faculty, staff, and students welcome
Schedule of Meetings and Speakers:
Feb 19: Dr. Meredith Veldman, Department of History, LSU, “The 19th
Century British Quest for
the Historical Jesus.”
Feb 26: Dr. Michael Wheeler, Director of the Gladstone Project, Visting
Professor, Dept. of
English, University of Southampton and Dept. of English, University of Lancaster (retired) “More Science, Vicar?: Some Nineteenth-Century Perspectives”.
March 4: Dr. Brian Crother, Dept of Biological Sciences, SLU, “How Popper’s
Falsificationism Separates Science and Religion.”
March 11: Dr. Al Burstein, Dept. of Psychology, SLU, "C. S. Lewis: Science and Religion in
'That Hideous Strength.' "
March 18: No meeting
March 25: Dr. John Whittaker, LSU Department of Philosophy and
"Miracles: the Intellectual Difficulties"
April 1: Dr. Matt Rossano, Dept. of Psychology “On not leaving
your brain at the chuchhouse
door: Religion the skeptic and devout can agree on.”
April 8: Dr. David Schoen, Jungian Psychotherapist, Covington, LA “The
Carl Jung-Bill W.
Letters: Alcoholism and the Question of Archetypal Evil.”
April 15: no meeting/spring break
April 23 (note: day/time change Friday 1:30): Dr. Robert Pennock,
Dept. of Philosophy
Michigan State University “Scientific Naturalism and 'the God Hypothesis”
April 29: Dr. Matt Rossano, Dept. of Psychology, SLU “Rationes
Seminales and Synderesis”
Were Augustine and Aquinas Evolutionists?”