Can Science Explain Religion?
Written by Bwog Staff
at the Davis Auditorium in the Schapiro CEPSR Building
Speaker: John Horgan, Director, Center for Science Writings, Stevens Institute of Technology; author, “The End of Science” and “Rational Mysticism”
A growing number of scientists are probing the biological underpinnings of religious experiences, from Christians’ visions of Jesus to Buddhists’ sensations of mystical unity. This research, sometimes called “neurotheology,” may have a profound impact on religious belief, but not in the way that most people expect.
Lecture is free and open to the public. RSVP required; please register here.