Stephen Freeland is an evolutionary biologist and director of interdisciplinary studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He studies the interface of science and religion and gave a joint lecture in exoplanets for the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion.
Gary Bates is an evangelical Christian and young-Earth creationist associated with Creation Ministries International in Atlanta. He speaks frequently about UFOs and Christianity.
Will Gervais is an evolutionary and cultural psychologist whose research focuses on the cognitive, evolutionary and cultural forces that facilitate supernatural beliefs — and how these beliefs, in turn, affect cognition, evolution and culture. He works in the department of psychology at the University of Kentucky in Lexington and is director of the Beliefs and Morality […]
William Brown is a professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga. He teaches several courses that combine science and theology with a special focus on ecology and “creation care.” He is the author of The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science and the Ecology of Wonder.
The Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science and Technology is an independent organization recognized by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America that works to promote awareness, conversation and action on the implications of science and technology on faith. The Rev. Bruce Booher of First Lutheran Church in Plano, Ill., is the chair. Contact via Heather Dean.
Martin Nowak is an evolutionary biologist, a professor of mathematics and biology and director of the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard University. One of his main areas of study is altruism and cooperation. He is co-editor of Evolution, Games and God: The Principle of Cooperation, which examines, in part, cultural transformations such as religion.
Proponents of intelligent design and young-Earth creationists are going strong on the 30th anniversary of Darwin Day. How have their tactics changed and how are evolutionists adapting?
Josh Brecheen is an Oklahoma State Senator who has sponsored several science education bills deemed by some as evolution work-arounds. In January 2016, he was the sole sponsor of SB1322, the “Oklahoma Science Education Act” that would allow teachers to teach evolution as a “controversial” theory — something the majority of scientists say it is […]
Robyn Blumner is the executive director of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science and the incoming CEO of Center for Inquiry. She is an expert on First Amendment issues involving freedom of expression, including religion. She can discuss matters pertaining to Center for Inquiry, which promotes secularism and reason, and is an advocate […]