Explore Science and Theology and C. S. Lewis with Dr. Greg Cootsona on September 21-22

Greg Cootsona is a Lecturer in Religious Studies and Humanities at California State University at Chico and directs the Science and Theology for Emerging Adult Ministries (or STEAM) grant housed at Fuller Theological Seminary. His books include Creation and Last Things: At the Intersection of Theology and Science (Geneva, 2002) and C. S. Lewis and the Crisis of a Christian (Westminster John Knox, 2014)

Join us for: 

Science and Theology Reading Group
Thursday mornings in September (7, 14, 21, 28) at 8:00 am 
In this four-week reading group, we’ll explore Cootsona’s book, Creation and Last Things, dedicated to bridging the gap between science and faith (Dr. Cootsona will join us for week 3).
 
Mere Christianity and Mainstream Science | Thursday, September 21 at 12:00 pm
Join us to better understand some of the tensions inherent in science and faith discussions, exploring questions of science and faith compatibility, advancing technology, and the implications of belief in a divine creator.
 
Keynote: Future of Science and Faith | Thursday, September 21 at 7:00 pm 
In this interactive lecture, Dr. Cootsona will explore how issues of science may be re-situated by faith leaders in the years to come. Special attention will focus on how current students are understanding the faith and science dialogue.
 
Ministry Lab for Campus Ministry Leaders | Friday, September 22 at 9:00 am 
How does the interaction of science and faith inform our search for a more meaningful life, especially in relation to the students we serve on campus? 
 
C.S. Lewis and the Crisis of a Christian | Friday, September 22 at 7:00 pm 
Dr. Cootsona will discuss his book, C.S. Lewis and the Crisis of a Christian, in which he probes the life of C.S. Lewis through the lenses of death, doubt, temptation, and competing worldviews.
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