Palmer to Host Two-Day Science and Religion Symposium: October 1-2

We are proud to announce that Palmer Seminary was selected to participate in the Science for Seminaries project. The project is made possible by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) through their Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) program, in partnership with the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). 

All are welcome to attend this two-day symposium. Highlighting the work our professors are already doing in the fields of astronomy, medicine, and ecotheology; each session will feature a student essay contest, a panel of local experts, and a special keynote speaker. The project is made possible by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) through their Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) program. Admission is free, and the symposium will be livestreamed as well. 

Students, faculty, and local faith communities are encouraged to participate. To spur on the multidisciplinary dialogue, we are awarding multiple $300 prizes to seminary and undergraduate students who wish to write a 3-5 page paper on their own journey as it connects to one of the topics of the symposium. The full titles and timing of the topics are below.