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From Calvinism to Freethought: The Road Less Traveled

Date:
May 24, 2006
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Sweet House
254 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

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Organized by:
Jeff Seaver
Phone: (616) 892-9300
Email: jeff@cfimichigan.org

Description:

The topic for this meeting was: From Calvinism to Freethought; The Road Less Traveled and was presented by Howard Van Till, Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy at Calvin College. By way of explanation, he said that Christians worry about the sciences encroaching ever more upon the sphere of theology and feel the strain from the conflicts that emerge from this.

About Howard Van Till, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy, Calvin College

Howard J. Van Till graduated from Calvin in 1960, he earned his PhD in physics from Michigan State University in1965 and his research experience includes both solid state physics and millimeter wave astronomy. Since 1980, he has devoted a considerable portion of his writing and speaking efforts to topics regarding the relationship of science and religion.