Inside our awakening universe

The new cosmic story and the meaning of Faith

The conference is the first Science and Philosophical Theology Annual Lecture, organized by the Faculty of Philosophy in collaboration with the Specola Vaticana. Prof. John Haught, a theologian from Georgetown University, will explore the religious consequences of the universe giving birth to people eager to understand where they come from and where they go.

The day after the conference, March 24th at 17:00, there will be a workshop for doctoral students and researchers.

Event date Mar 23, 2020
Hours: 17:00
Event organizer: Faculty of Theology
Event Category: Lecture
Room: C008
Venue:

Pontificia Università Gregoriana
Piazza della Pilotta, 4
I-00187 Roma

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The Science and Philosophical Theology Annual Lecture is the fruit of collaboration between the Gregorian University and the Vatican Observatory. It is intended to update research students and professors of theology and philosophy on recent advances in the natural sciences.


John F. Haught is Distinguished Research Professor at Georgetown University. He specializes in Roman Catholic systematic theology, with a particular interest in issues pertaining to cosmology, evolutionary biology and Christianity. He has published many books and articles, including Science and Faith: A New Introduction (2012), Making Sense of Evolution: Darwin, God, and The Drama of Life (2010), God and the New Atheism: A Critical Response to Dawkins, Harris, and Hitchens (2008), Christianity and Science: Toward a Theology of Nature (2007), Is Nature Enough? Meaning and Truth in the Age of Science (2006), Purpose, Evolution and the Meaning of Life (2004), God After Darwin: A Theology of Evolution (2000, 2nd ed. 2007).

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