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Science, Faith and Human Flourishing

Event — 27th November 2018

Science, Faith and Human Flourishing

This event is run by the The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion www.faraday-institute.org

Wednesday 13th – Thursday 14th March, 2019

Nazarene Theological College, Didsbury, Manchester

An ecumenical event for lay and ordained church leaders, those in training for ministry, and Christians with an interest in science and faith.


Day 1:

Understanding the big issues within Science, Faith and Human Flourishing

Speakers to include:

  • Dr Henk Alting
  • Prof. Peter Budd
  • Dr Althea Wilkinson
  • Prof. Sue Kimber
  • Dr Denis Alexander

Choice of evening events:

  • (a) Nazarene College: Open session – ‘Why I am a scientist and a Christian’
  • (b) University of Manchester, St Peters House: Public lecture by Dr Denis Alexander- ‘Has science removed the need for God?’

‘Good science and good faith make good partners. Both as Bishop of Manchester and in my capacity as International Bishop Visitor to the Society of Ordained Scientists, I welcome this conference.’

Right Reverend Doctor David Walker Bishop of Manchester

Day 2:

Engaging with Science, Faith and Human Flourishing

Speakers to include:

  • Dr Ruth Bancewicz
  • Hannah Malcolm
  • Prof. David Watts

A choice of seminars on:

  • 1. Pastoral issues on science and faith: living and dying
  • 2. Worship and preaching
  • 3. Children and young people in church and school

£50 (or £30 for one day) to include tea & coffee breaks & a sandwich lunch. (Delegates will be responsible for their own overnight accommodation and evening meals.)

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