Parliament Trustee Selected to Lead Science & Religion Program at CTU

Dawn M. Nothwehr, OSF a trustee of the Parliament of the World’s Religions has been selected to co-lead a program of nine courses and multiple campus events exploring the theme “Science and Saving Stories That Shape Us: Engaging Science and Religion in Our Curriculum and Culture.”

Northwehr is the Professor of Catholic Theological Ethics and the Erica and Harry John Family Chair of Catholic Theological Ethics at Catholic Theological Union (CTU)  will lead the program along with Dr. Anne McGowan, Assistant Professor of Liturgy.

The program will launch in the fall for the Catholic Theological Union faculty. In the spring, Nothwehr and McGowan will lead a day-long public event with an internationally renowned Keynote Lecturer, activities or lectures by science and theology colleagues from Chicago area Catholic colleges, educators from the Chicago science-oriented museums, and presentations on the implications of scientific topics for mission and ministry in the “real world,” where science and religion frequently overlap.

The program is organized by the AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion Program in partnership with the Association of Theological Schools, and funded by the John Templeton Foundation. The Templeton Foundation is also a funder of the Parliament’s World Interfaith Harmony Week program

Learn more about the “Science and Saving Stories That Shape Us” program at CTU.edu

 
 
 
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