D. Perry & Betty Ginn Lectures

On Christian Faith and Modern Science

Dr. Nancey Claire Murphy

Senior Professor of Christian Philosophy

Fuller Seminary, Pasadena California

September 19-20, 2016

Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus

Cecil B. Day Hall

Mercer University

Atlanta, Georgia


Monday, September 19

7:00 p.m.

Myth of the Science and Religion Wars: Why it Matters for Theology Students


Tuesday, September 20

11:00 a.m.

Does Neuroscience Teach that We Have no Souls? 


About our speaker . . . .

Nancey MurphyNancey Murphy received the Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley (philosophy of science) and the Th.D. from the Graduate Theological Union.  Her first book, Theology in the Age of Scientific Reasoning, won the American Academy of Religion award for excellence.  She is author of eight other books and co-editor of twelve.  Her most recent is (with Warren Brown) Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?: Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will.  Her research focuses on the role of modern and postmodern philosophy in shaping Christian theology: on relations between theology and science; and on neuroscience and philosophy of mind.

No registration required.  


For more information, contact Diane Frazier at 678-547-6470 or email frazier_d@mercer.edu.