'The Dominican Order and the Teaching of the Sciences' - 2016 Autumn Evening Talks Series.
The series will consider the Order's influence in this area. Dr Sara Parvis will chair the lectures. Dr Parvis is a Senior Lecturer in Early Church History at the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh. The first talk will be given by Rev Dr John O'Connor OP on 26 September, entitled 'Making something out of "a whole lot of nothing'': the Dominican approach to teaching philosophy'. The second lecture, entitled 'Science before Galileo? Early Dominican Physics' , will be given by Rev Dr Peter Hunter O.P, on Monday 3 October 2016. The third and final lecture will be held on Monday 7 November 2016. The lecture entitled "God is not a thing!': Science and religion debates among young Catholics today', will be given by Michael O'Duffin, who is a member of the Glasgow Lay Dominicans. Admission is free but a donation of £5 would be welcomed from those who can afford it.