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Faith and Cosmology

09:30 – 16:30, Sat 15th Nov, 2014

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£10 or free to students, including lunch and refreshments.

Full programme

Albertus Institute for Science, Knowledge and Religion

in collaboration with the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh

FAITH AND COSMOLOGY

Saturday 15th November 2014, 9.00-4.30, in the Martin Hall, New College

From 9.00: Registration

9.30 Welcome and opening remarks from Professor Zenon Bankowski (Albertus) and Dr Sara Parvis (School of Divinity).

9.40 Fr Andrew Pinsent, University of Oxford: 'Cosmology: a clarification of the philosophical questions'. Chair: Dr Elizabeth Drummond Young

10.25 Questions to Fr Andrew Pinsent

10.45 Coffee

11.15 Professor Bernard Carr, Queen Mary, University of London

'The Multiverse'. Chair: Professor Zenon Bankowski

12.00 Questions to Professor Bernard Carr

12.20 Lunch

1.15 Dr Peter J. Bussey, University of Glasgow, 'Cosmology: how theology and physics meet'. Chair: Dr Mark Harris

2.00 Questions to Dr Bussey

2.20 Jamie Boulding (University of Cambridge): ‘Medieval Mysticism and Cosmology’. Chair: Dr Mark Harris

2.50 Questions to Jamie Boulding

3.10 Coffee

3.40 Panel of all speakers with questions from the floor. Chair: Dr Sara Parvis

4.25 Closing remarks and thanks (Professor Zenon Bankowski)

4.30 Finish