How Could a Loving God Create Nature So Red in Tooth and Claw?lecture Tue 21 May 2019, 17:30 – 18:30
Lecture Theatre 1 (LT1)
Queen's Building, University of Exeter, Queen's Drive
Exeter EX4 4QH
- Free - advance booking essential
In his inaugural lecture, Professor Christopher Southgate of the Department of Theology and Religion discusses how Christian thought needs to change in response to the suffering and extinction that is intrinsic to a Darwinian world.
A major problem for Christian thought is why the world God made and pronounced ‘very good’ is so full of competition, violence and extinction. Traditional recourse to the Fall of Adam and Eve seems scientifically incoherent. What new formulations might serve to aid honest Christian contemplation of a Darwinian world?
All are welcome to attend this free lecture. Advance booking is essential.
Please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning 01392 722199.
This lecture will be followed by a drinks reception from 18.30 – 20.00 in Queen’s Café.