A communist, a scientist, and a priest sat down to discuss...
Friday, April 16, 2010 - 7:00-9:30 PM at University of Chicago
Co-sponsored by: Chicago Theological Seminary · Philosophy Club
· Revolution Books · Secular Student Alliance University of Chicago
With Sunsara Taylor, PZ Myers & Bob Bossie, SCJ
Theodore Jennings, moderator
everyone in the Chicago and surrounding areas - worth a long drive!
University of Chicago - Reynolds Club - Hutchinson Commons - 5706 S. University Avenue
Sunsara will be joining...
PZ Myers is an associate biology professor at the University of Minnesota Morris (UMM) and the author of the most-widely read science blog Pharyngula. PZ works with zebrafish in the field of evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo), and also cultivates an interest in cephalopods. He is a public critic of intelligent design (ID) and of the creationist movement in general and is an activist in the creation-evolution controversy. PZ Myers is an outspoken atheist and vocal skeptic of all forms of religion, superstition, and pseudoscience.
Bob Bossie, SCJ, is a member of the international Catholic order of Priests of the Sacred Heart and a 30 year staff member of the 8th Day Center for Justice in Chicago , where he works on issues of peace, human rights, economic justice and non-violence. He has spoken and traveled widely (the Middle East, Latin America), and has been arrested and jailed on numerous occasions for engaging in non-violent resistance actions. As a founding member of Voices in the Wilderness, he traveled to Iraq with medical supplies in direct violation of US/UN sanctions against that country.
Theodore (Ted) Jennings, is Professor of Biblical and Constructive Theology at the Chicago Theological Seminary. In addition to courses in New Testament and Theology he teaches courses in Queer theory, Marxist theory, and Deconstruction.