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Is God a Figment of Our Imagination?
The MacRae Centre for Christian Faith and Culture of Acadia Divinity College is pleased to host a live broadcast of the debate entitled “Is God a Figment of Our Imagination?”. The event being broadcast from Convocation Hall of the University of Toronto will feature Alister McGrath (Oxford professor, scientist, theologian, Christian apologist), and Michael Shermer (author, professor, columnist, skeptic), and will be moderated by Karen Stiller, senior editor, Faith Today. This event is being hosted by The Religion and…Find out more »
“Adam and the Genome: What Our DNA Says (and Doesn’t Say) about Our Origins”
KCIC Auditorium, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS Many Christians believe that humans are direct, supernatural creations who descend uniquely from a single ancestral couple. These convictions are under pressure from genomics evidence that humans evolved and descend from a large population, rather than from a single pair. How should Christians respond? This talk will explore the genomics evidence and consider its implications for evangelical faith and witness. Dennis Venema (Professor of Biology, Trinity Western University) writes and speaks widely on the…Find out more »
What Happens When Faith And Politics Mix?
Join us for a lively evening as we discuss whether engaging faith and politics can be a positive thing, or whether it is an inherently volatile mix. Dr. Andrew Biro, Professor of Politics at Acadia will join Dr. Anna Robbins, Professor of Theology, in this MacRae Centre event. The film 'An American Conscience' will be shown, a documentary highlighting the influence of theologian Reinhold Niebuhr on western politics. A critical dialogue will follow.Find out more »
Evangelism: When did it become a bad word?
Simpson Lectures Join us in person or via livestream for evening lectures and afternoon events. There is also a prayer breakfast, chapel and lunch, and alumni dinner. See here for schedule and livestream details.Find out more »
Is evangelism important today?
Join our Centre Director Dr. Anna Robbins and ADC Academic Dean Dr. Steve McMullin, as we kick off the Simpson lectures for 2018 by tackling the question, 'is evangelism important and why?' This session begins at 3pm AST and you can join in person or via livestream, details here: http://acadiadiv.ca/simpson/simpson-lectures-2018/Find out more »
God & Science?
Can you believe in both God and Science? Do these two realities conflict? "God & Science? - A Panel Discussion With Scientists Who Believe" brings together three Acadia University scientists to discuss these questions.Find out more »