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John Haught, PhD

Saturday, November 5, 2022
9:30 – 3:30 p.m. ET (with lunch break)


This program seeks to understand religious faith in the context of our new scientific story of the universe. The arrival of religious faith is one of the most intriguing developments in human history and cosmic history.  Yet the significance of religious and especially Christian faith for our understanding of the universe and vice-versa remains largely unexplored.  Participants are encouraged, though not required, to read The Cosmic Vision of Teilhard de Chardin (Orbis, 2021) and /or God After Einstein (Yale University Press, 2022).


John F. Haught, PhD, is Distinguished Professor at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., and former Professor and Chair of the Department of Theology at Georgetown University. His area of specialization is systematic theology, with a particular interest in issues pertaining to science, cosmology, evolution, ecology and religion. He is the author of 22 books including The Cosmic Vision of Teilhard de Chardin (Orbis, 2021) and God After Einstein (Yale, 2022). He testified for the plaintiffs in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania “Intelligent Design” trial (Kitzmiller et al. v. Dover Board of Education.


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