Florida Center for Science and Religion holds annual meeting
LAKELAND, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2008) — The Florida Center for Science and Religion at Florida Southern College will hold its Annual Meeting on “Angels and Devils: The Theory and Praxis of Good and Evil in Science and Religion” on Feb. 8 in the William M. Hollis Seminar Room on the Florida Southern campus. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the event concludes at 3 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. Lunch is available for $5.
The meeting features presentations on good and evil in science and religion with a keynote address by Dr. Stephen Post, professor of bioethics, philosophy and religion at Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio. Post will discuss “Why Good Things Happen to Good People: The Science and Spirituality of Altruism.”
Other presenters include FSC professors Dr. Dan Silber (philosophy) and Dr. Laurence Campbell (biology), who will speak on "Science, Religion, and Value: Analyzing the Relationships,” and “Scientific Method and the Challenge of Good Versus Evil," respectively. Dr. Mary Kathleen Cunningham, associate professor of religion at North Carolina State University, presents “Does God Suffer? Rethinking the Nature of God in an Evolutionary World.”
A book signing will take place at 2:15 p.m. during which time books by Drs. Post and Cunningham will be available.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.