2013-14 religious and philosophical lecture series at Penn State Schuylkill

Penn State Schuylkill announced their religious and philosophical forum schedule for the 2013-14 lecture series. The sessions this academic year will focus on religion and science.

The opening presentation is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 27. Michael Cardamone, professor of physics, will present “Physics and Religion” beginning at noon in the R. Michael Fryer Conference Center at Penn State Schuylkill. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend all sessions.

Several organizations have provided financial support for the series, including: the Council of Churches of Schuylkill Haven and Vicinity; Saint Marks United Church of Christ, Schuylkill Haven; and the Student Activity Funds of Penn State Schuylkill. The series also receives financial support from individuals and  appreciates any and all contributions to defray expenses.

All sessions in the series begin at noon in the R. Michael Fryer Conference Center at Penn State Schuylkill. Future sessions include:

Oct. 25 --“Human Significance in Theology and the Natural Sciences,” presented by Christopher Fischer, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church, Schuylkill Haven     
Nov. 22 -- “Psychology and Religion,” Charles Law, assistant professor of psychology Penn State Schuylkill.

Feb. 21, 2014 --  “Philosophical Reflections on Religion and Science,” Donald C. Lindenmuth, assistant professor of philosophy, Penn State Schuylkill.

March 21, 2014 --  “Evolution and Biblical Scripture,” Dr. Kenneth Miller, Professor of Christian Theology, Evangelical Seminary, Myerstown, PA

April 25, 2014 -- “Why History Matters: Debunking the ‘Warfare’ View of Science and Religion,” Edward B. Davis, distinguished professor of the history of science, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, Pa.

For further information, contact Donald C. Lindenmuth at 570-385-6065 or at dcl1@psu.edu

Last Updated January 09, 2015