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USF Forum
for Conversations in Theology & Science


The University of Sioux Falls Forum for Conversations in Theology and Science has been made possible through an initial grant from the Metanexus Institute and the continued generosity of Dr. and Mrs. Bob and Betty Jo Roberts. It is dedicated to furthering conversation on the interchange between theology and science among USF faculty, students and members of neighboring academic, religious and scientific communities.


Presentations and discussions of selected topics are open to the public and meant to foster dialogue and understanding on such matters as consciousness and the soul, non-materialistic approaches to physics and cosmology, evolution and human origins, medicine and healthcare and other issues pertinent to the relationship between theology and the natural sciences.


Previous years have explored the History of the Theology/Science Conversation, Theology and the Physical Sciences, Theology and Evolution, Theology and the Self, and Theology and Neuroscience. The theme for 2012-2013 is Christian Ethics and Environmental Stewardship. Sessions will include forums presented by local faculty, as well as a keynote event featuring Katharine Hayhoe, Director of the Climate Science Center and Associate Professor at Texas Tech University.

Schedule of Events

  
Christian Faith and the Mathematics of Chaos 

  
November 24, 2014—7:30 p.m.
Leaving it Up to Chance
A Surprisingly Firm Mathematical Foundation
A Lecture and Forum Facilitated by
Dr. Jason Douma, University of Sioux Falls
Cleveland Center Room 106B



February 11, 2014—7:30 p.m.
Chaos and the Subline
By Dr. David O'Hara, Augustana College
McDonald Center Conference Room



<<2013 Distinguished Speaker>>
March 9, 2014—7:30 p.m. 
TBA
By Dr. James Bradley, Calvin College
Salsbury Science Center Zbornik Lecture Hall



For more information,
please contact:


Dr. James Foster
University of Sioux Falls
1101 W. 22nd St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-331-6750
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