Friends, I am delighted to announce the Word on Fire Institute’s inaugural conference “Wonder: A Conference on Faith and Science” https://wonderconference.com. It is an annual opportunity to engage with theologians and other experts on important issues at the intersection of the Catholic faith and secular culture.
Our theme for the inaugural conference is something I’ve spoken a lot about over the years, namely the relationship between faith and science. Nearly 60% of religious believers agree with the statement that religion and science conflict with one another. This tragic confusion is especially prevalent among young people, and is a major reason why many of them disaffiliate from the faith.
At this upcoming Wonder Conference, we’ll bring together recognized experts in physics, philosophy, technology, theology, and history to discuss how we can clear up this confusion and show the fundamental harmony of faith and science.
I’ll be speaking along with brilliant writers and scientists like Fr. Robert J. Spitzer, Christopher Baglow, Stephen Bullivant, Richard DeClue, Daniel Kuebler, Karin I. Oberg, Fr. Joachim Ostermann, Lawrence Principe, Fr. Anselm Ramelow, and Tod Worner. The conference is being held in Grapevine, Texas, January 13-14, 2023, and registration is now open.
I hope to see you there!