Local Chapter: Wheaton/Naperville
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The ASA Wheaton/Naperville Chapter meets at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. This chapter was founded in October, 2007 with 15 in attendance, and has grown to host 70-100 or more attendees each meeting, including students from local colleges. We meet 4 times a year, twice in the Fall and twice in the Spring. Topics have ranged from ancient cosmology and the origins debate to stem cell therapy to Abraham Lincoln's scientific side. Come join us!

Recent Past Events: (for earlier events, see Previous Meetings)

April 10, 2018

Forgotten Figures: How Pastors of the Enlightenment Helped Advance Modern Science

Dr. Jennifer McNutt, Associate Professor of Theology, Wheaton College

McIntyre Lecture in History and Philosophy of Science

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February 20, 2018

C.S. Lewis and the Case against Evolutionism

Dr. Wayne Martindale, Professor of English Emeritus, Wheaton College

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January 25, 2018

C.S. Lewis and the Case against Scientism

Dr. Jerry Root, Professor of Evangelism, Wheaton College

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October 23, 2017 (McIntyre Lecture at Wheaton College)

Space, the Final (Philosophical) Frontier: Exploring Motifs in the Philosophy of Cosmology

Dr. Elise Crull, The City College of New York

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April 20, 2017

Editing the Genome: Opportunities and Challenges for Christians

Dr.Jeff Hardin, Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin - Madison

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January 26, 2017

Relevance Theory and Divine Accommodation in Genesis 1

Dr. John Hilber, Professor of Old Testament, Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

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November 3, 2016

Genesis 1–11, Poetry, History, Science, Truth: Reading Well with Help from CS Lewis

Dr. C. John (“Jack”) Collins, Covenant Theological Seminary

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October 11, 2016

75th Anniversary Dinner

Watch the video of the program and presentation by Dr. Leslie Wickman

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