Sara Fletcher Harding is associate
professor of religion at Florida Southern College where she has taught since
1997. Dr. Harding received her B.A.
from Nebraska Wesleyan University and pursued graduate studies at Iliff School
of Theology, where she received her M.A.R. with distinction. She earned her
Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Marquette University in 1999 with a
concentration in New Testament. In addition to survey Bible courses, Dr.
Harding teaches upper-level courses in New Testament, Hellenistic Greek, and a
course in Science and Religion. In 2001, Harding received a Science and
Religion Course Award from the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences and
formally initiated her interest and interdisciplinary teaching and research in
questions of religion and science. Harding also serves as the co-director of
the Florida Center for Science and Religion at Florida Southern College, which
is a 2004 Metanexus Local Societies Initiative grant recipient. Dr. Harding’s
most recent paper (Philadelphia, 2005) was entitled “Interpretation and the
Biblical Tradition in the Religio-Scientifica Dialogue: A Redefinition.”