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Christians in Science Northern Conference 2019

Stewards of Creation: Christian perspectives on environmental issues

A day conference for non-specialists who are interested in this very topical issue

Saturday 18 May 2019, 10:45 (registration and refreshments from 10:00) to 16:40

St John’s College, Durham (3 South Bailey, DH1 3RJ, near the cathedral)

Admission charge (£25) includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments (special diets available).  Reduced admission charge for students (£15) and for new members (joined CiS in the last 12 months; £12).  Travel bursaries available for students travelling > 50 miles; email abigail@cis.org.uk for bursary details.

Outline programme:

10:00 Registration and refreshments

10:45 Welcome and introduction

11:00 Carmody Grey – Saving the earth: why should Christians care?

11:50 Darren Evans – Whose earth? Faith and nature conservation in the 21st century

12:40 Lunch, conversations and networking

13:40 Nick Higgs – ‘A little lower than the angels’ – How evolution informs our view of suffering and the human condition (Oliver Barclay Lecture, given by video)

14:00 David Manning – Mine for ever? Our use of the earth’s mineral resources

14:50 Refreshments

15:20 Jonathan Leake – Sustainable living to love our neighbours and care for creation

16:10 General discussion

16:40 Close

Buy tickets in advance (before 13 May for catering purposes) at Eventbrite