Religion, Science and Spirituality
Friday, January 11, 2019
Friday, January 11, 10:00-11:30 am
The Blue Zones - 10 years ago, Dan Buettner of National Geographic searched the world for places where people stay actively healthy longer, and are happiest. His findings have become a national phenomenon. Though his focus is secular, it echoes what the Bible and sacred literature say about sin and virtue. Is religion just a blueprint for being fully human? And by denying ultimate reality, do we make ourselves less than fully human? Free and open to the community.
Friday, February 8, 10:00 - 11:30
Why We Fight: Is War a Force that Gives Life Meaning? Protests against governmental policies cause escalating street violence. Refugees flee as their leaders glorify and escalate war. Violence and war have been around since Biblical times, and in many eras violence was glorified for its own sake. Can religion cure us of violence or is violence an addictive drug we will never break free of? Free and open to the community.Open to all.