Intersections in Science and Religion
May 15-29, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
Guest presenter Dr Jeff Wardeska
Alfred North Whitehead (1925) said “Science and religion are the two strongest general forces which influence men.” How should we view them? Are science and religion conflict? Are they independent lines of inquiry? Should science and religion be in dialogue? What are the prospects for integrating the two?
The three weeks of the course will cover:
Dr Wardeska is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at East Tennessee State University. He earned his doctorate in inorganic chemistry from Ohio University. Jeff served as department chair for nine years and also as faculty advisor to the highly ranked Student Affiliate Section of the American Chemical Society. His research interests have centered on the chemistry of transition metals such as iron and copper and their roles as essential elements in living organisms. Jeff was a visiting professor at the University of New Hampshire and a three-time summer research chemist with Eastman Chemical Company. He is a long-time resident in Johnson City. He and his wife Brenda have two children. His interests include, music, reading, photography, and restoring old Lionel Trains.
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