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 firstname.lastname@example.org for bursary details.
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
15:20 Jonathan Leake – Sustainable living to love our neighbours and care for creation
16:10 General discussion
Buy tickets in advance (before 13 May for catering purposes) at Eventbrite