Upcoming Events

This list includes events sponsored by BioLogos, events featuring BioLogos scholars, and other events that are of interest to the BioLogos community. A listing of past events is also available.

Writer’s Retreat

Issachar Fund
August 1, 2014
Grand Rapids, MI

The Issachar Fund will be accepting applications from August 1-September 19 for individuals seeking to write. Any individual—a pastor, scholar, author, or graduate student—may apply to support research and writing in one of their areas of inquiry, which includes “Creation and the World of Science.”  The Writing Retreat includes travel reimbursement, a monthly stipend, and a furnished apartment in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Please visit their website to learn more and submit your application.

Open application beginning August 1, 2014.

Painting Workshop - The Glen Workshop

Linnea Spransy, ECF Recipient, IMAGE
August 3, 2014
Santa Fe, NM

As part of the ECF project IMAGE, Linnea Spransy will be conducting a week-long painting workshop called The Glen Workshop at St. John’s College. Participants will survey the work of artists who have attempted to synthesize or re-synthesize the arts and science - both of which are necessary to discern what is real. This workshop is a hands-on painting class.

The Randomness and Foreknowledge Conference

Thomas Jay Oord, Board of Advisors and professor at Northwest Nazarene University
October 23, 2014
Dallas, TX

Tom Oord is co-director and participant at The Randomness and Foreknowledge Conference in Dallas, TX. This 3-day conference will bring together philosophers and theologians to investigate the in/compatibility of ontological randomness and divine foreknowledge. The first day will focus on issues related to philosophy of science and apparent randomness in the universe. The second day will focus on systematic metaphysics and the possibility of ontological randomness. The last day will focus more specifically on the dilemma of freedom and foreknowledge and related issues in philosophy of religion and theology.

Conference on “The Bible, Evolution, and Human Origins”

Jeff Schloss, BioLogos Senior Scholar
October 25, 2014
Claremont, CA

Jeff Schloss will be presenting at a day-long conference at Harvey Mudd College in October. His talk is titled “Evolution, Christian Faith, and Human Origins”. More information will follow.

Herrman Lectures on Faith and Science

Denis Alexander, BioLogos Board of Advisors
November 5, 2014
Wenham, MA

Denis Alexander, Director for the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at St. Edmund’s College in Cambridge, will be speaking at the Herrman Lectures on Faith and Science at Gordon College on November 5-7. His lecture is titled “Is Life Going Anywhere?: Creation-Biology, Randomness and Purpose.”

“The Nature of Love”

Thomas Jay Oord, board of Advisors and professor at Northwest Nazarene University
November 14, 2014
Youngstown, OH

Tom Oord will be speaking on “The Nature of Love” at the CS Lewis Institute in Northeast Ohio.

“Science and Christian Scripture: Issues on Origins and Evolution”

Darrel Falk (Senior Advisor for Dialogue), John Walton and Thomas Jay Oord (BioLogos Board of Advisors)
November 21, 2014
San Diego, CA

Tom Oord will host a talk between Darrel Falk and John Walton. The talk is titled “Science and Christian Scripture: Issues of Origins and Evolution.” This event will be held on Friday evening and is jointly sponsored by Word Made Fresh and the International Society for Science and Religion. This talk is open to the public.

Annual American Academy of Religion Meeting

Thomas Jay Oord, board of Advisors and professor at Northwest Nazarene University
November 22, 2014
San Diego, CA

Tom Oord will be participating in two events during the annual American Academy of Religion meeting in San Diego, CA. On November 22 he will preside on “John B Cobb, Jr.: Work and Legacy” (sponsored by the Open and Relational Theologies, Liberal Theologies, Wesleyan Studies, and Religion and Ecology groups) and he will be a respondent on 20th anniversary of the book “The Openness of God.”

13th Annual Missions Conference

Jeff Schloss, BioLogos Senior Scholar
January 24, 2015
Santa Barbara, CA

Jeff Schloss will be presenting “Christian Faith and God’s Good Creation” at First Presbyterian Church in January. This talk is part of the 13th Annual Missions Conference. Follow their website for more information when it becomes available.

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