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Science and Religion: Why the Debates Have Been So Intense

David Ray Griffin, PhD, will discuss the conflicts between two great truths.

When: Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Trinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State St. , Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: 14+

Categories: Lectures

Description:

While holding that science and religion should be harmonious, Dr. Griffin argues, there are conflicts for one of two reasons. Either Christian faith is interpreted in such a way as to contradict scientific naturalism, which is a great truth. Or scientific naturalism is interpreted in such a way as to contradict the primary doctrines of Christian faith, which constitute another great truth.

A professor (emeritus) at Claremont School of Theology, Dr. Griffin has written several books on science and religion, including Two Great Truths: A New Synthesis of Scientific Naturalism and Christian Faith.

There will be ample time for discussion following Dr. Griffin's presentation.

Phone: 805-680-5590

Event posted Feb. 5, 2012
Last updated Feb. 5, 2012

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