November 8-10, 2019, at Greenville University

Enjoy a weekend of internationally recognized speakers.

Friday, November 8
7:00 PM – Public Lecture: Dr. Bill Phillips, NIST, Nobel Laureate (“Time, Einstein, and the Coolest Stuff in the Universe”)

Saturday, November 9
7:45 AM – Continental Breakfast
8:25 AM – Welcome and Opening by Greenville University V.P. of Academic Affairs, Dr. Brian Hartley
8:30 AM – Dr. Jeff Schloss, Westmont College (“Cosmos or Chaos?: Evolution, Theism, and the Question of a Good Creation”)
9:25 AM – Dr. Bill Phillips, NIST, Nobel Laureate (“Ordinary Faith, Ordinary Science”)
10:30 AM – Coffee Break
11:00 AM – Rev. Leonard Vander Zee, Faith Alive Christian Resources (“From Stardust to the New Jerusalem: Preaching the Gospel in an Evolving Universe”)
12:00 PM – Dr. Kent Dunnington, Biola University (“Intellectual Humility and Incentivized Belief”)
12:45 PM – Dr. Paul Stroble, Webster University (“Seeing God in the Galapagos”)
1:30 PM – Dr. Eleonore Stump, St. Louis University (“The Problem of Suffering: A Thomistic Approach”)
2:30 PM – Coffee Break
3:00 PM – Dr. Fred Van Dyke, Au Sable Institute (“Reconciliation Ecology – Beyond Environmental Compromise”)
4:30 PM – Panel Discussion: “The Problem of Suffering in Nature,” Moderated by Dr. Ben Wayman
6:00 PM – Dinner
7:30 PM – Public Lecture: Dr. Howard Smith, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (“Are We Alone in the Universe?”)

Sunday, November 10
8:00 AM – Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM – Communal Reflection
9:30 AM – Dr. Hyung S. Choi, Greenville University (“Science as a Spiritual Quest”)
10:00 AM – Dr. David Barnes, Roberts Wesleyan College (“Science and Christian Faith: The Question of Origins”)
10:30 AM – Dr. Craig Boyd, St. Louis University (“Science & Christian Ethics”)
11:15 AM – Panel Discussion: “New Bio-Technologies and Christian Ethics,” Moderated by Dr. Lindsey Mao
12:30 PM – Closing Lunch

Conference Sponsored by:
Paul Twichell Foundation
GRASS (Greenville Religion And Science Society)
Ralph Miller Lectures
Comfort Inn & Suites Greenville