Florida Center for Science and Religion holds annual meeting
LAKELAND, Fla. (Jan. 19, 2007) — The Florida Center for Science and Religion at Florida Southern College will hold its Annual Meeting on Stewardship and the Environment on Feb. 2 in the William M. Hollis Seminar Room on the Florida Southern campus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the event concludes at 4 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. Lunch is available for $5.
The meeting features presentations on stewardship and the environment with a keynote address by Dr. Holmes Rolston III, University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University, and 2003 Templeton Prize Laureate. Rolston will discuss “The Bible and Ecology.”
Other presenters include FSC professors Dr. Eric Kjellmark (biology) and Dr. Sharon Masters (sociology), who will speak on "The State of the Earth," and “Easter Island: Microcosm Earth?" respectively. Dr. Paul N. Gray, Science Coordinator of Audubon of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee Watershed Program, presents “The Okeechobee Experience as a Profile of Florida Environmental Issues,” and Dr. Gloria L. Schaab, SSJ, Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology and Director of the Master of Arts in Practical Theology, will discuss “Beyond Dominion and Stewardship: The Environment through the Lenses of Christian Theology.”
The event is funded in part by Florida Southern College and the Local Societies Initiative of the Metanexus Institute on Religion and Science (www.metanexus.net). For more information about the Florida Center for Science and Religion or the annual meeting, please visit www.fcsr.net or contact Dr. Sara Harding at 863-680-4185 or via email at email@example.com.
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