Duff at TWU, “Stories that Fossils Tell: Revealing the Diversity of God’s Creation through Time”

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ABSTRACT: We are filled with wonder and as we gaze out into the seemingly infinite universe we marvel at the diversity and complexity of life on Earth today. God’s creation seems to get larger and more amazing the more we study it. But God’s creation extends not simply outward in space and inward in detail but also extends backward in time. Fossils are one witness of that creation and they have some amazing stories to tell us about God’s boundless creative capacity.

SPEAKER: Joel Duff is a plant biologist and has been a professor of biology at the University of Akron since 1999. He received his B.S. in biology from Calvin College, and his Ph.D. in botany from the University of Tennessee. He has worked on numerous plant and animal systems using molecular methods to understand biological diversity. An
author of more than 40 articles in science journals he has also published in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith and maintains a blog, Naturalis Historia, where he writes about the intersection of science and faith.

SPONSORED BY: Canadian Scientific and Christian Affiliation, Vancouver Area Science & Religion Forum, Solid Rock Lectures, Trinity Western University, The Biologos Foundation.

LOCATION: Block Hall, Neufeld Science Centre, room 148. (This is building #19 at this map; pay parking is available nearby.)

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