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12th Annual Plantinga Fellow Lecture

Wed Oct 9, 2013 3:00PM - 6:00PM Eck Visitors Center - Auditorium

Stephen Wykstra, Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College, will deliver the lecture entitled "Resurrecting Faith: Facts, Feelings, and Finding Our Religious Way".

College is a time when faith can seem to die--and when it can be reborn in new, deeper ways. In 1869, British logician John Venn (of "Venn diagram" fame) spoke to Cambridge undergraduates "On Some Characteristics of Belief, Scientific and Religious." Venn urged college students to consider how both evidence and emotions can interact in helping us discern religious truth. Drawing on Venn’s insights, Professor Wykstra will discuss roles for facts and feelings in resurrecting faith from our struggles with doubt.…

Discussion Group

Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:00AM - 11:30AM 220 Malloy Hall

The group will finish discussing "The Incarnation of the Timeless God" by Ryan Mullins.…

Discussion Group

Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:00AM - 11:30AM 220 Malloy Hall

The group will begin discussing "God and His Imaginary Friends" by Samuel Lebens.…

Discussion Group

Fri Oct 25, 2013

There will be no Discussion Group meeting due to fall break.…

Pub Night

Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:00PM - 10:00PM Bare Hands Brewery

Hang out with philosophers at Bare Hands Brewery in Granger. There will be opportunity to purchase beer; feel free to bring your own food as the brewery has a very limited menu.