Third Thursdays: Einstein’s God #6

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind. Albert Einstein

Start Date:
Thursday 18th April 2013
Start Time:
8:30PM
Location:
St Columba’s, Oxford United Reformed Church (Alfred St.)

​From October, you are invited to join in conversations about science and faith on the third Thursday evening of the month, 7:30-9pm, in the Bill Thomson Room of St Columba’s, Oxford United Reformed Church (Alfred St.) . We’ll be discussing diverse topics from evolution to the impact of stress on the body to quarks and depression, using the book Einstein’s God: Conversations about science and the human spirit. Einstein’s God features an edited collection of Krista Tippett’s interviews with diverse scientists from her American Public Media radio show On Being (http://www.onbeing.org; podcasts available).

Here is the 2013 lineup: 18 Oct Introduction and Ch. 1: Einstein’s God 15 Nov Ch. 8: Stress and the balance within 17 Jan Ch. 2: The biology of the Spirit 21 Feb Ch. 4: Evolution and wonder 21 Mar Ch. 9: The soul in depression 18 April Ch. 7: Getting revenge and forgiveness 16 May Ch. 10: Quarks and creation 20 June Ch. 3: Heart and soul (in medicine) Please purchase the book, which can be found on Amazon and through other internet booksellers. (There will be a few copies available for purchase at the October meeting for newcomers-come-lately.) And please read the relevant chapter in advance of each conversation if possible. These questions may help your engagement with the text: What surprised, challenged or inspired you? What in your life experience confirms or conflicts with anything you read? For more information or to register your intended attendance, email Carla at minister@saintcolumbas.org.

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