Featured speaker Deborah Haarsma

God and the Multiverse

Date and Time:February 28, 2022 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM CST
Organizer:Geneva Forum at Upper House 

Join BioLogos President, Deb Haarsma, for a seminar entitled “God and the Multiverse.” This seminar will take place both virtually and in-person at Upper House in Madison, WI on February 28, 2022 at 7PM CST.

“What are we to make of this dizzying potential reality, both as citizens of the twenty-first century and as Christians? Join us for our second annual Geneva Forum at Upper House as we welcome Dr. Deborah Haarsma, astronomer and president of BioLogos, who will lead us through a fascinating tour of the universe as it is currently understood. Dr. Haarsma will explore the spiritual as well as scientific implications of recent discoveries and model the continual bridgework to be done between Christian faith and modern science.”

This event is hosted by Upper House.

Featured speaker

Deb Haarsma

Deborah Haarsma

Deborah Haarsma is President of BioLogos. She is an astronomer and frequent speaker on modern science and Christian faith at research universities, churches, and public venues like the National Press Club. Her work appears in several recent books, including Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Design and Christ and the Created Order.  She wrote the book Origins with her husband and fellow physicist, Loren Haarsma, presenting the agreements and disagreements among Christians regarding the history of life and the universe.  She edited the anthology Delight in Creation: Scientists Share Their Work with the Church with Rev. Scott Hoezee. Previously, Haarsma served as professor and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Calvin University. She is an experienced research scientist, with several publications in the Astrophysical Journal and the Astronomical Journal on extragalactic astronomy and cosmology. She has studied large galaxies, galaxy clusters, the curvature of space, and the expansion of the universe using telescopes around the world and in orbit.  Haarsma completed her doctoral work in astrophysics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her undergraduate work in physics and music at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She and Loren enjoy science fiction and classical music, and live in Grand Rapids, Michigan.