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12/10/2016
“Telescope to Microscope: Perspectives on Science and Faith,” Boston, MA

12/10/2016
Vineyard's Men's Breakfast Meeting, San Dimas, CA

1/27/2017
“The Penultimate Curiosity: How science swims in the slipstream of ultimate questions,” Bristol, UK

2/4/2017
“The Big Questions: Richard Dawkins versus C. S. Lewis on the Meaning of Life,” Houston, TX

2/24/2017 » 2/25/2017
AMP Conference, San Dimas, CA

“Infidel Science: Polygenism in the Mid-19th-Century American Religious Press,” Wheaton, IL
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“Infidel Science: Polygenism in the Mid-19th-Century American Religious Press,” Wheaton, IL. Sponsor: ASA Wheaton chapter. Speaker: Historian of science G. Blair Nelson. Wheaton College, Meyer Science Center, Lecture Hall (Room 145), 7:00–8:30 p.m. RSVP for dinner in Anderson Dining Commons at 6 p.m.

2/12/2015
When: 2/12/2015
7:00 PM

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2/12/2015. “Infidel Science: Polygenism in the Mid-19th-Century American Religious Press,” Wheaton, IL. Sponsor: ASA Wheaton chapter. Speaker: Historian of science G. Blair Nelson. Several scientists in the 1850s claimed human races are distinct biological entities, each created separately—and that Genesis endorses their claim. Most religious writers denounced the idea as infidel science, distorted to undermine faith. This controversy gives insight into how science and religion interact in popular thinking. Wheaton College, Meyer Science Center, Lecture Hall (Room 145), 7:00–8:30 p.m. RSVP for dinner in Anderson Dining Commons at 6 p.m.