Religious, philosophical lectures kick off Feb. 21 at Penn State Schuylkill

Penn State Schuylkill announced the spring sessions of the religious and philosophical forum schedule. The sessions this spring will continue to focus on religion and science.

The first session this spring is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 21. Donald C. Lindenmuth, assistant professor of philosophy will present “Philosophical Reflections on Religion and Science” 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; St. 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:

-- March 21 --  “Evolution and Biblical Scripture,” Kenneth Miller, professor of Christian theology, Evangelical Seminary, Myerstown, Pa.

-- April 25 -- “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 06, 2014