“The Reason for God” discussion group May 8th, 15th, 21st

May 8th, 15th and 21st we will be hosting “The Reason for God”, a one-hour discussion in UU 218 (or 219). Each discussion will be based on a short article, meant to be read beforehand, available at the links below or: theReason4God.wordpress.com.  These one hour discussion groups are open to all faculty and welcoming diverse opinions.

barack-obama-francis-collins-2009-10-7-17-41-51-300x270Thursday May 8th – 4:10-5pm – meeting in UU 218 “The Question of God” PBS interview with Dr. Francis Collins, former head of the Human Genome Project, current Director of the National Institutes of Health. Click here for a pdf copy of the Francis Collins interview.

ProtheroThursday May 15th  – 4:10-5pm – meeting in UU 218 “Wrestling With One God or Another” Chronicle of Higher Education article by Dr. Stephen Prothero (Professor of religious studies, Boston University). Click here for a pdf of the Stephen Prothero article.

Paul-Vitz

Wednesday May 21st – 4:10-5pm – UU 219 (please note the day and location change) “The Psychology of Atheism” excerpt of a lecture given at the University of Florida by Dr. Paul Vitz (Professor Emeritus of psychology, New York University). Click here for a pdf of the excerpt of the lecture.

 

We hope you’ll plan on attending – and inviting someone to go with you. Or, download an article and invite someone to discuss it with you – maybe over coffee.  

 

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