Mark Douglas Receives Nohria Grant for “War in a Warming World”

Mark Douglas Receives Nohria Grant for “War in a Warming World”

June 3, 2017—Columbia Theological Seminary’s Professor of Christian Ethics Mark Douglas has been awarded a grant from the Nohria Family Charitable Fund for $70,000. He will use the grant to write the second of three projected volumes, tentatively collectively titled,…

Paul Vasey to be Columbia’s “Science for Seminaries” Lecturer on Gender Diversity

April 15,2017—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Paul Vasey from the University of Lethbridge (Alberta, Canada) to be a “Science for Seminaries” lecturer later this month. The lectures are sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and…

Yale Astrophysicist Natarajan Next “Science for Seminaries” Lecturer at Columbia

March 21, 2017—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Yale University theoretical astrophysicist Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan to be its next “Science for Seminaries” lecturer. The lectures are sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Association of…

Center for Lifelong Learning Awarded “Science for Continuing Education for Pastors” Grant

March 14, 2017—The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) has been awarded a grant from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) for a “Science for Continuing Education for Pastors” project….

Columbia “Science for Seminaries” Lecture to Feature NASA Scientist Mentioned in “Hidden Figures”

January 20, 2017—Decatur, GA—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Christine Mann Darden to be the next lecturer for its “Science for Seminaries” program. She retired as a member of The Senior Executive Service in March 2007 from NASA Langley Research…

“Science for Seminaries”NASA Scientist Mentioned in “Hidden Figures"

Columbia Seminary to Host AAAS Lecture on Sin and Science

Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Ernst Conradie, Senior Professor from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa to be the next lecturer as part of its “Science for Seminaries” program. The lectures are sponsored by the American…

Columbia Seminary to Host AAAS Lecture on Animal Intelligence

Decatur, GA—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Frans de Waal, the C. H. Candler Professor of Psychology at Emory University and Director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Atlanta to be the next…

Animal intelligence by Dr. Frans de Waal

Columbia Seminary to Host AAAS Lecture on Science of Public Health

September 8, 2016—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Tyrone B. Hayes, Class of ’43 Chair and Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley to be the next lecturer as part of its “Science for Seminaries” program sponsored…

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Columbia Seminary to Host Lecture on Science of Human Microbiome

March 1, 2016—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Claire M. Fraser, Director of the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, to be the next lecturer as part of its “Science for…

Columbia Seminary Professor to Discuss Biodiversity at AAAS Annual Meeting

Washington, DC—Columbia Theological Seminary’s William Brown, the William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament, will present a paper at the AAAS 2016 Annual Meeting on “Theological Reasons for Protecting Biodiversity.” The talk will be presented on Saturday, February 13,…

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Columbia Seminary to Host Lecture on Evolution and Biodiversity

February 6, 2016—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. John F. Pilger, the William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of Biology at Agnes Scott College, to be the next lecturer as part of its “Science for Seminaries” program sponsored by the American…

John Pilger

New Lecture on Origin and Evolution of the Universe

Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Chris De Pree, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Bradley Observatory at Agnes Scott College, to be the next lecturer as part of their “Science for Seminaries” program sponsored by…

Columbia Seminary to Host Lecture on Human Origins

Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Ron Cole-Turner, the H. Parker Sharp Chair in Theology and Ethics at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, to be the next lecturer as part of their “Science for Seminaries” program sponsored by the American Association for…

Columbia Theological Seminary Awarded One of Ten AAAS “Science for Seminaries” Grants

This week, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) awarded grants totaling $1.5 million to 10 Christian seminaries for pilot programs integrating science into core theological curricula. Curricula with integrated science for at least two core theological courses…

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