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Dr. Ronald Number to speak at convocation series

Oct. 17, 2000

WHO: Dr. Ronald Numbers, William Coleman Professor of History of Science and Medicine, University of Wisconsin.

WHAT: The 2000-2001 Augsburg Convocation Series: "History of Scientific Creationism." Professor Numbers will explore the origins of contemporary evangelical opposition to evolution and the nature of its concerns as it struggles to come to terms with modern biological science. Numbers has specialized in the history of evangelical challenges to biological evolution.

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. Public Lecture; Friday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. Convocation.

WHERE: Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center, Augsburg College campus

WHY: Science and Religion in Dialogue. Where does religion "fit" into the age of computer technology, exploration of the frontiers of genetics, and the scientific search for extraterrestrial life? This is the third in a yearlong, six part series of the Augsburg Convocation Series 2000-2001.