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June 2016

HOW CAN WE KNOW?: Co-Creating Knowledge in Perilous Times

June 25, 2016 @ 8:00 am - July 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Sponsored by The Institute on Religion in Age of Science (IRAS). For more information, click here to view the flyer.

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September 2016

Does Neuroscience Teach That We Have No Souls?

September 21, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Connelly Center Cinema, Villanova University, Connelly Center, Villanova, PA 19085
Villanova, PA 19085 United States
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Many Christians believe that we are necessarily committed to body-soul dualism, while most neuroscientists proceed on the assumption that we are purely physical organisms. Dr. Murphy's purpose is to show that dualism is not an essential Christian teaching, and that a physicalist account can be reconciled with both Scripture and with a significant part of the Christian tradition, so long as the account does not reduce us merely to the product of physical laws.     To view the flyer…

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Scarred by Struggle with Joan Chittister, OSB

September 25, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sorgenti Arena, 9601 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118 United States
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Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation is happy to announce the upcoming presentation on SUNDAY afternoon, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016 by Joan Chittister, OSB, entitled Scarred by Struggle. As we look at our world, our political system, our church, our neighborhoods, our families and our own hearts, we see that we all bear the scars of struggle, past and present. Joan Chittister has become for many of us a prophetic, wisdom figure, who boldly speaks from where she stands.…

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November 2016

5th Annual Interdisciplinary Sustainability Conference

November 4, 2016 - November 5, 2016
Chestnut Hill College – Commonwealth Chateau, 9230 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118 United States
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Science, Public Policy and Faith Traditions in Environmental Relationships Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA November 4 -5, 2016

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Probing the Universe with Gravitational Waves

November 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Science Education and Research Center, Temple University, 1925 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Dean's Distinguished Lecture - Probing the Universe with Gravitational Waves by Rainer Weiss, Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Science Education and Research Center, Main Campus 1925 N. 12th Street Temple University Thursday, November 10 at 4:00 PM Space is limited. Please RSVP to Barbara.fles@temple.edu For the event flier, click Here

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June 2017

The Magi Project: Science and Theology

June 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Physical science, which is ordered towards the exploration of the physical world, can neither prove nor disprove the existence of God, who is pure spirit. However, contemplation of the physical Universe can lead people to ask deeper questions about meaning and human existence which can lead them to think deeply about the existence of God and the spiritual life. Contemplation of the Universe can also lead them to develop ideas about God based on their experiences of the physical Universe.…

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The Wicked Problem of Climate Change: What it is doing to us and for us?

June 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - July 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Climate change is a “wicked problem” with causes and consequences in economic, ecological, ethical, and technological realms. As climate change continues to alter our planet in a manner largely out of our control, how can we use this monumental change as an opportunity for societal and spiritual transformation? IRAS 63rd Annual Conference on Star Island June 24 – July 1, 2017 Star Island, Portsmouth, NH For more information, click here! Conference Committee: Emily Austin austin.emily@gmail.com and Karl Peters kpeters396@cox.net, (Co-chairs),…

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Teilhard’s Mysticism: Spiraling into the Cosmic Christ

June 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am - July 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Teilhard’s Mysticism: Spiraling into the Cosmic Christ Retreat: June 25 - July 1, 2017 Presenter: Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, PhD Maris Stella Retreat Center, Harvey Cedars, NJ During this retreat, through input, prayer, song, film, contemplative activities, and sharing, we follow Teilhard as he travels ever more deeply from Circle to Circle into the arms of the Cosmic Christ. This experience of traveling with Teilhard will guide all those of kindred spirits “who love the world” and who yearn to expand…

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April 2018

Science and Religion: The Myth of Conflict

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Collegium Institute presents... a Magi Project event: Science and Religion: The Myth of Conflict Prof. Stephen Barr 6.30pm Tuesday 24th April (Light refreshments at 6pm) University of Pennsylvania Stiteler Hall room 6B: 208 South 37th Street, Philadelphia PA, 19104 RSVP by clicking the link here! It is widely supposed that science and faith are inherently incompatible and historically have been at war. In this talk, it will be shown that this is a myth based largely on bad history…

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June 2018

Are Scientists Mystics?

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - June 9 @ 1:00 pm

Practically Impractical: What Contemplatives Might Teach Scientists Friday, June 8th, 7:30 – 9:00pm Impractically Practical: What Scientists Might Teach Contemplatives Saturday, June 9th, 10:30 – 12:00 noon McManus Theater, Loyola University Maryland

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