BioLogos presents Beyond Conflict: Science, Faith, and the Big Questions

Religion News Service | 3/26/2019 | Staff
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BALTIMORE — BioLogos will present Beyond Conflict: Science, Faith, and the Big Questions at the Hyatt Regency, 300 Light St. Baltimore, MD, 21202 on March 27-29, 2019. The conference will feature BioLogos founder Francis Collins, astronomer Jennifer Wiseman, church historian Justo González, Oxford science-religion scholar Bethany Sollereder, BioLogos President Deb Haarsma, and more! Worship throughout the conference will be led by musician, author, and pastor Aaron Niequist.

Our culture seems fixated on the supposed conflict between science and Christianity. But what if there’s more to the story, a richer vision of harmony to be shared with the world around us? BioLogos is proud to bring Beyond Conflict: Science, Faith, and the Big Questions to Baltimore to also celebrate the 10th anniversary of its founding.

Conference - Presentations - Workshops - Topics - Evolution

The conference will include engaging presentations and in-depth workshops on topics like evolution and human origins, the possibility of life on other planets, caring for the environment, why a good God allows suffering, and ethics and embryos. It will also include a night at the National Aquarium, and a special 10th-anniversary banquet.

In 2006, Francis Collins (director of the National Institutes of Health and leader of the Human Genome Project) published the New York Times best-seller, The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief. The overwhelming response to his timely message that science and faith are not only compatible but mutually enriching revealed a great cultural need for productive dialogue around these topics and led to the founding of BioLogos, an organization that has offered people of faith a community to explore the harmony between modern science and biblical faith. In 2009, when BioLogos launched its website and held the first of several annual events for faith leaders to gather with believing scientists for dialogue, no one could have predicted how vital and effective the organization’s work...
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