FREE PUBLIC EVENT: Dennis Venema (Professor of Biology, Trinity Western University) will be guest lecturer in Ross Hastings and Ashley Moyse’s “Science & Theology” Course at Regent College. Adam and the Genome: What Our DNA Says (and Doesn’t Say) about Our Origins To be followed by discussion with Ross Hastings. 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 …

FREE PUBLIC EVENT: Ashley Moyse (PhD, Newcastle; John Templeton Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow of Theology and Science at Regent College) will be guest lecturer in Dennis Venema’s “Biology/Biotechnology 390: Science and Christian Theology in Consonance and Dissonance” course at Trinity Western University. Biotechnology and Theology: Interrogating Transhumanist Anthropology Biomedical interventions utilize various technologies as integral means for attenuating hearing loss (cochlear implants), epileptic disorders (intracranial electrodes), and amputation (neurologically controlled robots limbs), for example. For some, such interventions only scratch the surface of what is possible when considering the advent and advance of biotechnology. Charismatic h+ [transhumanist] apologists and researchers have vigorously …