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John Haught will deliver this year’s first lecture in the annual Joseph J. Naples ’41 Conversations in Christ and Culture Lecture Series. Haught’s lecture, titled, “Can Christian Theology Make Sense of Evolution?” will take place on Thursday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Grupp Fireside Lounge.

John F. Haught is Senior Fellow of Science & Religion at Georgetown University’s Woodstock Theological Center. He specializes in systematic theology but has a particular interest in issues that pertain to science, cosmology, evolution, ecology and religion. Haught is the author of hundreds of articles and 18 books, including Is Nature Enough? Meaning and Truth in the Age of Science and God After Darwin: The Theology of Evolution. His latest book is Science and Faith: A New Introduction. He testified for the plaintiffs in the Harrisburg, PA “Intelligent Design trial” (Kitzmiller et al. vs. Dover Board of Education).

Submitted by: Philip Reed, PhD, assistant professor, philosophy