Mid-Winter Convocation 2018
Faith and Science
Jan. 24-26, 2018
Watch 2018 presentations on demand
(click on presenter name below to watch presentation)
- Andrew Root, Associate Professor and Carrie Olson Baalson Chair of Youth and Family Ministry, Luther Seminary
"Taking Einstein to Youth Ministry: Faith, Science, and the Faith Formation of Young People"
- Lea Schweitz, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology/Religion and Science, Director of the Zygon Center for Religion and Science, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
"Creation Catechesis and Reading the Book of Nature"
- Grace Wolf-Chase, Associate, The Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, The University of Chicago
"The Interactive Universe: It’s All About Relationships"
'Interactive Cosmos' PowerPoint
- Ron Choong, Ph.D., Academy for Christian Thought
"Religious Encounters Along Chinese and Silk Roads -- Reflections on the Spiritual and Inter-Religious Issues in Christian Missions" (2018 Andrew S. Burgess Lecture in Global Mission)
- Alan Padgett, Professor of Systematic Theology, Luther Seminary
"Is Religion Dangerous or Just Plain Stupid? On Atheism Dressed-up as Science"
'Is Religion Dangerous or Just Plain Stupid' PowerPoint
[In his talk, Dr. Padgett referenced a book by Katherine Dell titled, "Who Needs the Old Testament?: Its Enduring Appeal and Why the New Atheists Don't Get It."]