Public Lecture Series with Theologian and Astrophysicist Rev. Dr. Paul Wallace
November 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
My Eyes Have Seen You: Religion, Science, and the Strangest Book in the Bible
Wartburg Seminary is eager to welcome the Rev. Dr. Paul Wallace as Theologian in Residence for the week of October 26th-November 1, 2019, including giving a plenary presentation to the Spiritual Practices course: Divine Attention: Reading the Book of Creation in Four Easy Steps. The week will conclude with a public lecture series that is free and open to all! The series will consist of three lectures with the title “My Eyes Have Seen You: Religion, Science, and the Strangest Book in the Bible.”
About Rev. Dr. Paul Wallace
Wallace is a teacher, pastor, scientist, writer, and speaker. He teaches physics and astronomy at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA, and is the Pastor for Adult Education at First Baptist Church of Decatur. He writes and speaks at the intersection of religion and science.
A self-proclaimed science nerd since childhood, he holds a PhD in physics from Duke University and an MDiv from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. In addition to Agnes Scott, he has taught at Hampden-Sydney College, Berry College, Candler, and Columbia Theological Seminary. For three years he was a NASA Faculty Fellow at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, and has twice served on the faculty of the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative in Dharamsala, India.
His first book, Stars Beneath Us: Finding God in the Evolving Cosmos, was released in 2016 by Fortress Press. His next book, Love and Quasars: An Astrophysicist Reconciles Faith and Science has just been released by Fortress Press.
Schedule of the Day
9:00-10:15a — Lecture 1 (Fritschel Hall, Room 113)
10:30-11:30 — Chapel/Coffee
11:40-12:30 — Lecture 2 (Fritschel Hall, Room 113)
12:30-1:30 — Lunch (Refectory, at the expense of the attendee)
1:45-3:00p — Lecture 3 (Fritschel Hall, Room 113)
*This event is free and open to the public, but a freewill offering of $25 is suggested. Please RSVP by emailing Lorice Amlin, Faculty Secretary, at firstname.lastname@example.org.