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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Gold Mass Edison Series Lecture: The Catholic Faith and Modern Science

The Catholic Faith and Modern Science: Understanding and Correcting Models of Conflict

Christopher Baglow, Ph.D.

Recent studies show that many young Catholics assume that science and religion are inherently incompatible, but in the words of chemist and eminent historian of science, Lawrence Principe, “The idea that scientific and religious camps have historically been separate and antagonistic is rejected by all modern historians of science.” Baglow, the director of the Science and Religion Initiative of the McGrath Institute for Church Life at Notre Dame, will address the origins of the conflict/warfare model of science and religion. He’ll also share the actual approach of the church to science, and outline the path toward future thought.…

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Location: 105 Jordan Hall of Science

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The Dialogue Project: Environmental Cooperation in the Middle East

 


Work at the Arava Institute focuses on Middle East political ecology and peace policy engagement, arid-landscape agriculture, arid ecosystem ecology, trans boundary water management, and renewable energy. The Institute’s Dialogue Project shares the vision of environmental peace-building with American audiences. The two alumni featured in the program are Shira Fisch and Mohammed Jarrad:Deep in the Negev desert, students from Palestine, Israel, Jordan, and around the world come together to study and practice peace-building through environmental cooperation. Hear from two alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies

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Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies