What is a Veritas Forum?
Veritas Forums are university events that engage students and faculty in discussions about life’s hardest questions and the relevance of Jesus Christ to all of life. The forums are created by local university students, professors, and ministers while shaped and guided by the national Veritas Forum team.
What is the mission of Veritas Forums?
We create forums for the exploration of true life. We seek to inspire the shapers of tomorrow’s culture to connect their hardest questions with the person and story of Jesus Christ.
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Current Schedule of Events:
Sunday, May 1, 2005:
- Sunday evening Step Show and Concert with Curtis Zachery
Monday, May 2, 2005:
- Afternoon seminar – Michael Behe, focusing on Christian students in the Biological and Human Sciences (details still in the works on this)
- 6:30-8:00 PM – Dr. Richard Rorty and Dr. Dallas Willard discuss the question of authority (moderated by Dean Scotty McClennan, located in Hewlett 200 – TCSEQ)
- 8:30-10:00 PM – Michael Behe lecture w/ Q&A located in Hewlett 200 – TCSEQ
Tuesday, May 3, 2005:
- Morning seminar – Greg Jesson (Professor of Philosophy, University of Iowa) Evil, Suffering and the Meaning of it All
- Lunchtime Seminar – Dr. Gary Habermas Evidence for Jesus outside the New Testament along with New Testament Reliability and the DaVinci Code
- 7:00-8:30 PM – Dr. Dallas Willard lecture w/ Q&A in MemAud. Dr. Willard will pick up on the themes developed the night before. He will likely address authority as it relates to morality, general implications of authority for life, as well as other themes deemed appropriate.
- Evening music, discussion and refreshments in CoHo
Wednesday, May 4, 2005:
- Morning seminar – Dr. Gary Habermas
- Lunchtime Seminar – Nancy Pearcey
- 7:00-8:30 PM – Nancy Pearcey lecture in MemAud
Thursday, May 5, 2005: