Grand Dialogue in Science and Religion: Annual Conference

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Date and Time

Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


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Scott A. Davison received his Ph.D. from Notre Dame University and writes on questions about divine providence and human freedom.  His publications include a number of articles in prestigious journals, two entries on “Prophecy” and “Prayer” in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, and the first full-length book treatment of issues involving divine providence and petitionary prayer. His two books (Petitionary Prayer: a philosophical investigation and On the Intrinsic Value of Everything) were published by Oxford University Press.

Grand Dialogue is a program of the Kaufman Interfaith Institute.


Saturday, May 13, 2017

Hager Auditorium (see map)

Grand Valley State University

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences

(301 Michigan Street NE Grand Rapids, MI)


9 a.m. Registration

9:45 a.m. Welcome by Douglas Kindschi & Introduction of Templeton Prize winner Alvin Plantinga

10 a.m. “Science, Faith, and Answers to Prayer”

Scott A. Davison, Ph.D.

Responses and Questions

12 p.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m. Breakout Session I (see attached)

1:45 p.m. Break

2 p.m. Breakout Session II (see attached)

3 p.m. Adjourn

The conference is free and open to the public. Optional lunch is $5.00 with advance registration.

To register for the conference and the optional lunch, see RSVP above.

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