In the Beginning (2009):

Explanations from Science and Religion

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On Wednesday October 14, 2009, a distinguished panel of invited speakers discussed the intersection of faith and evolution at WOSU @COSI Studios at COSI - Columbus.

The speakers included:

  • Francisco Ayala, Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Philosophy, and Logic & Philosophy of Science at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Ayala is a prolific author; one of his recent books is titled Darwin's Gift to Science and Religion (2007).

  • Denis Lamoureux, Associate Professor of Science & Religion at St. Joseph's College in the University of Alberta. Dr. Lamoureux is author of Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution (2008).

  • Eugenie Scott, Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education. Dr. Scott is author of Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction (2009).

The panel was moderated by Neal Conan, host of NPR's Talk of the Nation.


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