Portsmouth Institute 2012 Conference

Date: 
Friday, June 22, 2012 - 12:00 to Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 14:30

The Portsmouth Institute has announced an expanded list of speakers for its June 22-24 conference on Modern Science/Ancient Faith. Speakers include Abbot James Wiseman, O.S.B. of Catholic University of America and St. Anselm's Abbey, Washington, D.C., Dr. Kenneth Miller of Brown, Dr. William Dembski '78 of the Discovery Institute, Rev. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P. of Providence College, Dr. John Haught of the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University, Dr. Michael Ruse of Florida State University, Dr. Joseph Semmes '67, and Rev. Dom Paschal Scotti, O.S.B. of Portsmouth Abbey. Dr. Blake Billings '77, Tim Seeley '77, Robert Sahms and Dom Francis Crowley, O.S.B. will convene a panel exploring the practical implication of teaching faith and science at a school such as Portsmouth. In addition to scholarly presentations, the Institute will feature a dramatic production based on the life and work of scientist, Dom Stanley Jaki, O.S.B., by Kevin O'Brien, founder of Theater of the Word and a frequent EWTN contributor. There will also be musical presentations including The Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein and Appalachian Springby Aaron Copeland.

Registration information, schedule, and highlights of previous conferences can be found here. Please pass this along to your colleagues, friends or students who may be interested in this fascinating subject. If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Cindy Waterman at cwaterman@portsmouthabbey.org or call 401.643.1244.

Location: 
Portsmouth Institute
285 Cory's Lane
Portsmouth, RI 02871
United States

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