What:

Azusa Pacific University’s Center for Research in Science (CRIS) hosts the second annual Southern California Christians in Science Winter Day Conference, “Pursuing the Science-Faith Dialogue with Unity and Grace.”

Who:

The Southern California Christians in Science chapter of the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA), a Christian organization of scientists and people in science-related disciplines, sponsors the conference, which features two keynote addresses, poster presentations by science research students, book reviews, and panel discussions on topics related to science and faith.

Conference speakers:

• Joel Martin, curator of crustacea and chief of the Division of Invertebrate Studies at the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, and author of The Prism and the Rainbow: A Christian Explains Why Evolution Is Not a Threat

• Richard Gunasekera, director of graduate programs in biomedical/biological/forensic sciences and professor of biology at the University of Houston, Victoria, and author of ORIGINS: Perspectives on the Origin of Man, Disease, and Death

When:

Sat., Jan. 25, 2014, from 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Where:

Perry Lecture Hall, inside Segerstrom Science Center, located on APU’s West Campus, at 675 E. Foothill Blvd., in Azusa

Registration:

Register online at the ASA website.

For more information:

Call (626) 815-6480.

CRIS exists to serve a community of students, scholars, and laypersons by promoting research that encompasses the scope of scientific studies and addresses the inseparable relationship between science and culture, its role in classical liberal arts education, and the ancient dialogue between faith and reason.