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 11, 2019

A Midwestern Paleontological Perspective on the Biostratigraphic Record and a Protracted History of Life

Ralph Stearley, Professor of Geology, Calvin College

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January 24, 2019

Why Cosmologists Can’t Stop Talking about God

A.J. Poelarends, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Wheaton College

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November 29, 2018

Understanding Scientific Theories of Origins in Christian Perspective: A Course and a Book

Robert C. Bishop, Stephen O. Moshier, Larry Funck, Raymond J. Lewis (Wheaton College)

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September 13, 2018

The Doctrine of Creation: Understanding Creation from Scripture and Theology

Drs. John H. Walton and Robert C. Bishop (Wheaton College)

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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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