In a vast universe, why is human life important? Is it because we are rare, because we are loved by God, or because of some other reason? Physicists Marcelo Gleiser (Dartmouth) and Ian Hutchinson (MIT) provide agnostic and Christian responses. Discussion moderated by classics professor Lindsay Whaley.
Ravi Zacharias, renowned speaker, writer, and apologist, addresses The Veritas Forum at Mayo Clinic on the subject of humanity. What does it mean to be human? Have we lost ourselves? And how does our answer to this question affect the way in which we live our lives?
Is the existence of a creator God foundational to human morality? Peter Singer, controversial atheist philosopher, discusses the implications of atheism and theism for morality with John Hare, professor of philosophical theology at Yale. Q&A is moderated by Eric Gregory, Professor of Religion at Princeton.
Are science and religion incompatible? What does science say about the roots of religion? Is faith in God irrational? Who gets to decide? This event, featuring Alister McGrath and David Helfand, is moderated by Ron Choong, Executive Director of the Academy for Christian Thought, based in New York City.
How do we wrestle after truth? Os Guinness, sociologist, author, and founder of The EastWest Institute, discusses whether belief in God is good, bad or simply irrelevant through exploration of "The Journey: A Thinking Person's Quest for Meaning".