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How are Science and Faith Related?


UC Prof to Present Reasoning

Written By Victoria Lamanna '15, PR Intern

Chemistry professor to examine links between science and faith

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Utica, NY (11/20/2013)
- Utica College professor of chemistry Daniel Barr will give a presentation about the relationship between faith and science on Friday, Nov. 22.

“During the presentation” said Barr, “ I will argue that faith and science are more intricately linked than many people like to believe.” Barr will also discuss topics that support his argument, including all faith is not “blind faith” but rather rests on evidence and what is considered acceptable evidence. He will also advocate that faith statements should be carefully analyzed and that we all bring assumptions to the discussion. 

The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. in the Strebel Auditorium. Snacks and discussion will follow in the Pioneer Pub. The event is free and open to the public.

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls more than 4,000 students in 38 undergraduate majors, 29 minors, 20 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.