The Faith of Great Scientists

January 2006 MIT Independent Activities Period

Seminar and Discussion Series.

How did the Christian faith, which so many great scientists professed, influence their scientific thinking, and how did their science affect their faith?
Thursdays at noon, MIT room 3-442, Cambridge MA.
Johannes Kepler: Cosmology as a Christian Calling
Owen Gingerich,
Research Professor of Astronomy and of the History of Science, Harvard University,
Senior astronomer emeritus, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
12 Jan 06.
Sir John Carew Eccles: The Conscious Soul
Kevin Ford,
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Chaplain, MIT, 19 Jan 06.
Robert Boyle: Christian Virtuoso
Edward Davis,
Professor of the History of Science, Messiah College, PA., 26 Jan 06.
James Clerk Maxwell and the Christian Proposition
Ian Hutchinson,
Professor and Department Head, Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT, 2 Feb 06.
Lunch time lectures and discussion, open to all. Bring your own lunch!
Co-Sponsored by the MIT Christian Faculty Fellowship.
Contact: Ian Hutchinson, MIT, (617)253-8760.

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