2011 Events

TANSA: 2011
Theology and the Natural Sciences in Aotearoa: A Centre within the Laidlaw Carey Graduate School

 Thurs April 7th  Prof. Neil Broom will give a synopsis of his new book, Life’s X Factor: The missing link in materialism’s science of living things, published by Steele Roberts. You may also order or purchase a copy of this book.

7pm, pizza at 6.15, followed by supper
Cost: $10 Laidlaw College, 80 Central Park Drive  

 Saturday May 14th A seminar discussion on Jacob Klapwijk’s Purpose in the Living World (Cambridge University Press, 2009). Speakers will include Assoc. Prof Peter Wills, Prof. Neil Broom, Dr. Nicola Hoggard Creegan, Dr. John Owens and Dr. Duncan Roper)

 9am -2pm. (includes lunch and morning tea.
Cost: $20 Laidlaw College, 80 Central Park Drive

Thursday June 2nd  An evening with David Foster,(Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, Messiah College, Pennsylvania). Sustainability and Christian Faith

7pm, pizza at 6.15, followed by supper
Cost: $10 Laidlaw College, 80 Central Park Drive

Tuesday Aug 2nd Ted Davis (Professor of History of Science, Messiah College, Pennsylvania)
Prophet of Science: Arthur Holly Compton on Science and Religion  

 

7pm, pizza at 6.15, followed by supper
Cost: $10 Laidlaw College, 80 Central Park Drive

 Mon  22 Aug  Prof. Joel Green (Associate Dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies and Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, California)  Neural or Sacred? Minds, Souls, and Humans?

7pm, pizza at 6.15, followed by supper
Cost: $10 Laidlaw College, 80 Central Park Drive
 

Sat Sept 17th Vaughan Park  . Christian faith and postmodernity

Postmodernity has not only challenged our understanding of truth it has also opened us up to new ways of accessing and understanding the true, and has given us new challenges in transhumanism and in the interaction with artificial intelligence. A number of speakers will look at issues of truth, postmodernity, and Christian faith:

Speakers include Prof. Wilf Malcolm The Nature of Rational Truth in Mathematics and Theology; Yael Klangwisan, The Road to Awe: Art, the Poetic and Truth; Stephen Garner The posthuman in popular and academic cultures?

9am—2pm including lunch
Cost: $25 Vaughan Park Anglican Retreat Centre, Long Bay

Wed Oct 19th   A discussion with physicist, Dr. Jon Henderson. Fine-tuning:

7pm: pizza at 6.15 followed by supper
 Cost: $10:  Laidlaw College, 80 Central Park Drive, Henderson

 

6 thoughts on “2011 Events

    • Ed, during the year we put out monthly reminders of coming events. The 2010 programme is almost up. I will add you to the list in the meantime. Thanks for your interest. Nicola (TANSA chair)

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