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September 2017

Is God a Figment of Our Imagination?

September 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Acadia Divinity College, 38 Highland Ave
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2R6 Canada
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Free

  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…

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“Adam and the Genome: What Our DNA Says (and Doesn’t Say) about Our Origins”

September 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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…

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January 2018

What Happens When Faith And Politics Mix?

January 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Acadia Cinema’s Al Whittle Theatre, 450 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1E2 Canada
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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.

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February 2018

Evangelism: When did it become a bad word?

February 12, 2018 - February 14, 2018
Acadia Divinity College, 38 Highland Ave
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2R6 Canada
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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.

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Is evangelism important today?

February 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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/  

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February 2019

God & Science?

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

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.

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