Events organised, sponsored, or co-sponsored by CSCA or a local group of CSCA members.

CSCA presents a lecture by Chris Barrigar (Ph.D. Philosophy, McGill). “God’s Agape/Probability Design for the Universe” FREE PUBLIC EVENT Location: Northwest Auditorium, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley, BC Is God’s design in nature evident from specific biological interventions to bring about humanity? Or is it best to see God at work in the fundamental physics, chemistry, laws, and mathematics behind it all? Come join us for a talk by Chris Barrigar (Ph.D. Philosophy, McGill) based on his recent book, Freedom All The Way Up: God and the Meaning of Life in a Scientific Age. Barrigar finds that traditional accounts of …

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and the CSCA present a lecture by Chris Barrigar (Ph.D. Philosophy, McGill). “God’s Agape/Probability Design for the Universe” FREE PUBLIC EVENT Location: University of Alberta, Central Academic Building (CAB) 243 Is God’s design in nature evident from specific biological interventions to bring about humanity? Or is it best to see God at work in the fundamental physics, chemistry, laws, and mathematics behind it all? Come join us for a talk by Chris Barrigar (Ph.D. Philosophy, McGill) based on his recent book, Freedom All The Way Up: God and the Meaning of Life in a Scientific Age. Barrigar finds that …

The Hamilton Science and Faith Forum and the CSCA present a lecture at McMaster Divinity College by Don Wallar (Reasons to Believe). Don Wallar – “Dual Revelation” Free Public Lecture Hurlburt Hall (Room 136), McMaster Divinity College With Refreshments Note! This event takes place at a later time than usual: 6:30 – 8:00 PM Many believe that Science and the Bible are incompatible. In this lecture, Don Wallar will explore God’s two “revelations,” (a) The Bible and (b) Nature, and he will show how they are not only compatible but reveal a marvellous harmony. Far from being at opposite ends of a …

Ambrose University and the CSCA present a lecture by Dr. Stephen Snobelen, Associate Professor of the History of Science and Technology Programme at University of King’s College, Halifax. “Science, Religion and the New Atheism” FREE PUBLIC LECTURE Airhart Theater, Ambrose University 150 Ambrose Circle SW, Calgary, AB From Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion (2006) to Jerry Coyne’s Faith vs. Fact (2015), the “New Atheists” have both championed a secular view of science and have critiqued, challenged and mocked religion. Yet when their arguments are subjected to the same kind of withering critique they apply to religion, many of them are …

The CSCA presents a lecture by Dr. Stephen Snobelen, Associate Professor of the History of Science and Technology Programme at University of King’s College, Halifax. “Science, Religion and the New Atheism” FREE PUBLIC EVENT FINAL LOCATION & TIME TBA From Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion (2006) to Jerry Coyne’s Faith vs. Fact (2015), the “New Atheists” have both championed a secular view of science and have critiqued, challenged and mocked religion. Yet when their arguments are subjected to the same kind of withering critique they apply to religion, many of them are shown to be a good deal less robust …

The CSCA presents a lecture by Dr. Stephen Snobelen, Associate Professor of the History of Science and Technology Programme at University of King’s College, Halifax. “Science, Religion and the New Atheism” FREE PUBLIC EVENT Location: Northwest Auditorium, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley, BC From Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion (2006) to Jerry Coyne’s Faith vs. Fact (2015), the “New Atheists” have both championed a secular view of science and have critiqued, challenged and mocked religion. Yet when their arguments are subjected to the same kind of withering critique they apply to religion, many of them are shown to be …

The CSCA presents a lecture by Dr. Barry Pointon (Physics Dept., BCIT; Adjunct Professor of Physics, Trinity Western University). “The Human-Haunted Cosmos” FREE PUBLIC EVENT Location: Northwest Auditorium, Trinity Western University The astounding discovery of the beginning and evolution of our universe over 13.8 billion years is one of the greatest achievements of human scientific inquiry. This sweeping story describes our universe from the first fraction of a second, when space, time and matter were compressed to unimaginable temperatures and densities, through the release of the primordial light. The story tells of the formation of galaxies and the generations of …

The CSCA presents a lecture by Dennis Venema (Professor of Biology, Trinity Western University). Adam and the Genome: What Our DNA Says (and Doesn’t Say) about Our Origins FREE PUBLIC EVENT Note! Some event details are tentative; please check back later for finalized time, location, etc. Many Christians believe that humans are direct, supernatural creations who did not result from an evolutionary process. Additionally, many Christians hold that all humans today descend uniquely from a single ancestral couple: Adam and Eve. These strongly-held convictions are now under pressure, namely from genomics evidence that indicates humans evolved and descend from a large …

The CSCA presents a lecture by Dennis Venema (Professor of Biology, Trinity Western University). Adam and the Genome: What Our DNA Says (and Doesn’t Say) about Our Origins FREE PUBLIC EVENT Note! Some event details are tentative; please check back later for finalized time, location, etc. Many Christians believe that humans are direct, supernatural creations who did not result from an evolutionary process. Additionally, many Christians hold that all humans today descend uniquely from a single ancestral couple: Adam and Eve. These strongly-held convictions are now under pressure, namely from genomics evidence that indicates humans evolved and descend from a large …

The CSCA presents a lecture by Dennis Venema (Professor of Biology, Trinity Western University). Adam and the Genome: What Our DNA Says (and Doesn’t Say) about Our Origins FREE PUBLIC EVENT Note! Some event details are tentative; please check back later for finalized time, location, etc. Many Christians believe that humans are direct, supernatural creations who did not result from an evolutionary process. Additionally, many Christians hold that all humans today descend uniquely from a single ancestral couple: Adam and Eve. These strongly-held convictions are now under pressure, namely from genomics evidence that indicates humans evolved and descend from a large …