Northwestern University

Miracles: Is Belief in the Supernatural Rational?

April 26, 2017 at 8:00PM / Tech Auditorium


A Christian and an Atheist Discuss

Northwestern University

For many people, belief in the supernatural is a daily reality – be it from religious faith or movies like Ghost Busters. If something can be explained by science, does that mean it is not also supernatural? Is belief in miracles rational? And, whether you believe in miracles or not - what is at stake if you’re wrong?

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Presenters

Troy Van Voorhis

Haslam and Dewey Professor of Chemistry

MIT

Mark Hammergren

Astronomer

Adler Planetarium

Tahera Ahmad

Associate Chaplain & Director of Interfaith Engagement

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