Mere Anglicanism to hold 9th Annual Conference in Charleston, SC
Science, Faith and Apologetics: An Answer for the Hope That Is Within Us
October 10, 2013, Beaufort, SC: Mere Anglicanism, an organization that aims to educate lay and clergy leaders, will hold its seventh annual conference January 23-25, 2014, at the Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street, Charleston, SC.
Following on the success of last year’s conference, this year’s event includes an impressive list of internationally-known clergy and scholars who will speak on the most important intellectual discussion taking place in the word today–the interplay between science and faith. The speakers include:
John C. Lennox, Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University, Fellow in Mathematics and the Philosophy of Science, and Pastoral Advisor at Green Templeton College, Oxford. Author of God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?
Alvin Carl Plantinga, John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame and the inaugural holder of the Jellema Chair in Philosophy at Calvin College. Author of Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism.
Stephen C. Meyer, Director of the Center for Science and Culture at Discovery Institute in Seattle, Washington. Author of Signature in the Cell and his latest book, Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design.
Denis Alexander, Emeritus Director of the Faraday Institute for Sciences and Religion and Fellow at St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge. Author of Rebuilding the Matrix: Science and Faith in the 21st Century.
Michael J. Behe, Professor of Biochemistry at Lehigh University, Allentown, Pennsylvania. Author of Darwin’s Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution and The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism.
Peter John Kreeft, Professor of Philosophy at Boston College and King’s College in New York City. Author of Handbook of Christian Apologetics and Socrates Meets Jesus.
Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, former Bishop of Rochester, England, visiting Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Greenwich, Senior Fellow at Whycliffe Hall, Oxford, faculty member at the London School of Theology, and President of the Oxford Centre for Training, Research, Advocacy and Dialogue. Author of Triple Jeopardy for the West: Aggressive Secularism.
“Our roster of outstanding speakers at this year’s conference will enable robust discussions on timely and controversial aspects of science and religion,” stated the Rev. Jeffrey Miller, Executive Director of Mere Anglicanism and Rector of the Parish Church of St. Helena, Beaufort, SC. “Since we were able to secure so many impressive speakers, we have moved the conference to a bigger venue which will accommodate both clergy and lay individuals.”
In addition to individual speaker presentations, Dr. Kenneth Boa, President of Reflection Ministries and Trinity House Publishers, will moderate a panel discussion with all speakers.
The cost of the conference is $100. For complete conference details, speaker biographies, and to register online, visit: www.MereAnglicanism.com.