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Theology, Science and the Environment: Human Beings in Context

09:00 – 17:00, Sat 14th Nov, 2015
Martin Hall, New College, Edinburgh

Theology, Science and the Environment: Human Beings in Context

Saturday 14th November

Martin Hall, New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LX

Registration via epay.ed.ac.uk (http://bit.ly/1GzZw6H)

9.00 Registration

9.30 Welcome and housekeeping: Professor Zenon Bankowski and Dr Sara Parvis

Chair for morning sessions: Dr Mark Harris

9.45 Professor Michael Northcott, University of Edinburgh

'Science, Theology and Ecological Responsibility in the Anthropocene’

10.30 Emma Brown Dewhurst, University of Durham

'Creation as Microcosm: Maximus the Confessor as a response to Environmental Ethics'

11.15 Coffee

11.45 Questions and discussion: Michael Northcott and Emma Brown Dewhurst

12.45 Lunch

Chair for afternoon sessions: Dr Sara Parvis

13.45 Professor Paul Younger, University of Glasgow

‘Science, sustainability and faith: reflections of an environmental engineer.’

14.30 Dr Michael Edwards, University of Edinburgh

‘Beyond Imaginable? The Predictability of Planetary Processes’

15.15 Coffee

15.45 Questions and discussion: Paul Younger and Michael Edwards

16.45 Closing remarks: Professor Zenon Bankowski