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Seminaries and Science: From Principles to Practice

Featuring: 
Peter M.J. Hess, Ph.D.
Peter M.J. Hess
Time: 
6:00pm
Date: 
November 19, 2011
Location: 
American Academy of Religion & Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting
Moscone Center
San Francisco, California


A lively exploration of the role of science in theological education as we seek to inform tomorrow's clergy. Presentations by top scientists will be followed by small and large group discussions about moving forward with this endeavor. Emphasis will be on practical solutions with special attention to core courses.

Science presentations by:

  • Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA
  • Dr. James R. Doty, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

Discussion leaders:

  • Dr. Peter M. J. Hess, Director of Outreach to Religious Communities, National Center for Science Education, Oakland, California
  • Dr. Deborah Gil, Professor of Biblical Studies and Exposition, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
  • Rev. Dr. Leonard Hummel, Professor of Pastoral Theology, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg

The AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics & Religion
is partnering with
The American Theological Society
to host this additional meeting of the
American Academy of Religion
&
Society of Biblical Literature
Annual Meeting

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