Everyone is welcome at our CSCA Edmonton Meet & Greet BBQ. Come meet other local people who are interested in faith and science! This event ends in close proximity to our event with Ted Davis at 7 pm. Guests are welcome to attend both the BBQ and the lecture, or just one or the other. Venue Change Due to weather, we have moved the BBQ to the U of A campus, which will make it easier to attend the lecture afterward in any case, for those who want to. Free BBQ:  St. Joseph’s college (Boardroom), U of A 111325 89 …

CSCA presents a free, public lecture by our Project Development Officer, Mark McEwan (M. Theological Studies cand., Trinity Western University). FREE PUBLIC LECTURE Is Christian Faith Dishonest? Location: The Laurentian Leadership Centre of Trinity Western University 252 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 1R3 With Refreshments! ABSTRACT: In light of modern science, atheists like Richard Dawkins accuse Christianity of being dishonest. Instead of looking at evidence, he says, religious people already have their conclusions “in advance” from a “holy book,” and any new evidence will always be automatically dismissed. Is Dawkins’s objection valid? Is there something intellectually dishonest about Christian faith? This talk answers Dawkins by …

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and the CSCA present a lecture by Ted Davis (Professor of History of Science, Messiah College) Galileo and the Garden of Eden: Galileo’s Hermeneutics, Modern Christians, and Natural History FREE PUBLIC LECTURE Location: University of Alberta, Central Academic Building (CAB) 243 OPTIONAL: Join CSCA Edmonton for a BBQ at 5 PM. Abstract: To defend Copernican theory from the charge of being contrary to the Bible, Galileo argued that God’s “two books” of Scripture and nature could be harmonized by recognizing that Scripture is “accommodated” to ordinary human language and ideas, which are not scientific. Galileo’s hermeneutical strategy was widely …

Power to Change, FaithTech, CSCA, and the Christian Reformed campus ministry at the University of Waterloo​​ are hosting a Veritas Forum. Is the Mind a Machine? A Christian & Naturalistic Perspective Free Public Lecture Location: M3-1006 (Mathematics 3 Building), University of Waterloo RSVP Here It is quite common in popular culture, especially in sci-fi, that the brain is essentially a “computer made out of meat.” But does this accurately represent human cognition? The mind might have machine-like qualities, but does this mean there is nothing more to it? Where do spiritual matters fit in? Come hear a dialogue between two very …