Wednesday, May 4, 2011

SBU Asst. Professor of Physics featured in a Public Lecture Entitled “God’s Apologetic”

SBU Assistant Professor of Physics featured in a Public Lecture Entitled “God’s Apologetic”

Southwest Baptist University News Release
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BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University’s Darrell R. Strait Center for the Integration of Science and Christian Faith will feature Dr. Craig Masters, assistant professor of physics at SBU, as part of the Strait Center’s biannual formal lecture series, “Topics on Science and Christian Faith.”

Dr. Masters completed his Ph.D. at the University of Missouri at Kansas City in the areas of astrophysics and mathematics with a dissertation entitled “The Formation of Low Metallicity Globular Clusters.”  Having drawn heavily on modern cosmology, this research lends itself well to the subject matter to be covered, including the cosmological and design arguments for the existence of God, and the areas of physics and cosmology which have been brought to bear upon those arguments in recent years.  Following the lecture will be a discussion of articulated difficulties involved in these two theistic arguments.

Dr. Masters will present an alternative approach to the defense of the Christian faith involving the necessary conditions of human experience and even the very conditions which make all of science possible.  This is an approach which claims to be the Bible’s own defense of itself – God’s apologetic.

The public is invited to attend Dr. Masters’ presentation entitled “God’s Apologetic” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, in the Wheeler Science Facility Room W101 on SBU’s Bolivar campus.  A question and answer session will be provided at the end of the presentation as time permits.


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