Spring 2018 LAMP Symposium: Religious and Scientific Perspectives on the Future of Life

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Saturday February 17, 2018 - Sunday February 18, 2018
      8:30 am - 5:59 pm
  • Location: Candler School of Theology at Emory University, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322
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Contact

Deanna Womack

deanna.f.womack@emory.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: In partnership with Georgia Tech Astrobiology, the Leadership and Multifaith Program (LAMP) is pleased to announce our fourth annual symposium, entitled "Religious & Scientific Perspectives on the Future of Life."

Full Summary: This full-day event aims to generate a multifaith discussion among scholars, clergy, community leaders, and students about science, spirituality, and the future of life on earth and elsewhere. Speakers will address this theme from diverse disciplinary perspectives, including cognitive science, religious studies, ecology, ecotheology, ethics, and astrobiology. The symposium will be held on February 17, 2018, at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, located at 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322. This event is free and open to the public, and registration is required.

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In partnership with Georgia Tech Astrobiology, the Leadership and Multifaith Program (LAMP) is pleased to announce our fourth annual symposium, entitled "Religious & Scientific Perspectives on the Future of Life." This full-day event aims to generate a multifaith discussion among scholars, clergy, community leaders, and students about science, spirituality, and the future of life on earth and elsewhere. Speakers will address this theme from diverse disciplinary perspectives, including cognitive science, religious studies, ecology, ecotheology, ethics, and astrobiology. The symposium will be held on February 17, 2018, at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, located at 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322. This event is free and open to the public, and registration is required.

Program Details

Registration & Coffee (8:30 – 9:00 A.M.) 

Keynote Address (9:30 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.)
Speaker: Arri Eisen, “What Happens When You Mix Monks, Nuns, and Scientists? The Emory Tibet Science Initiative”

Session 1: Life of the Mind-Body-Spirit (10:45 A.M. -12:15 P.M.)

Lunch (12:15-1:30 P.M.)

Session 2: Life Here on Earth (1:30 - 3:00 P.M.)

Session 3: Life in the Cosmos & Where We Go From Here (3:30 - 5:30 P.M.)

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Literature, Media, and Communication

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Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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Conference/Symposium
Keywords
LAMP Symposium
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  • Created On: Feb 12, 2018 - 3:19pm
  • Last Updated: Feb 12, 2018 - 3:34pm