NYT Best-Selling Author To Speak At Southern On Intelligent Design

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Author and scholar Stephen Meyer, Ph.D., is coming to Southern Adventist University as part of its E. O. Grundset Lecture Series. He is director of the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture and a founder of the intelligent design movement. Presentations include “Darwin’s Doubt” (January 22, 7:30 p.m., Lynn Wood Hall) and “The Return of the God Hypothesis” (January 23, 11 a.m., Collegedale SDA Church). Dr. Meyer is the author of "Darwin's Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design" and several other scientific books. 

For more information about the free lectures, please call 236-2926.


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