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Other Talks by UW-Madison Faculty/Staff
Other Events at UW-Madison      Other Events of Interest


Recommended Reading
Several helpful reading lists have been compiled by our friends that may help your own study:

Luncheon talks
October 27, 2011 - Charles Hanson, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of English, UW-Eau Claire
"Spiritual Autobiography: Patterns and Paradigms"
audio: MP3 (38.5 Mb)/ WMA (13.1 Mb)
handout (scanned from Chuck's originals): PDF (0.4 Mb)
One-Day Conferences

David Cook at the 2009 One-Day Conference. Photo by B. Clarke

Spring 2009
David Cook, A.F. Holmes Chair of Faith and Learning, Wheaton College; Fellow, Green College, Oxford Univ.
“Doing Right at the University”
Part 1: Audio (mp3; 62 Mb) / Part 2: Audio (mp3; 34 Mb)

Spring 2008
Alan Padgett, Professor of Systematic Theology, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN
“Faith and Academic Commitments in a Postmodern World” [link]
Notes (PDF)/ Slides (PDF)/ Part 1: Audio (mp3) / Part 2: Audio (mp3)

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Other talks/interviews/articles/books by UW Faculty/Staff
Note from the Webmaster: We’re looking for many more materials here!
A few people have kindly agreed to start this list. If you have suggestions, please let us know...

March 2017
Science and Faith Conference, Blackhawk Church
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Click on the drop down menu item "Science & Faith 2017"
Link to entire event archive

Note: Please note that not all sessions at this event were recorded. Those available are the following:

"Beginnings: Genesis 1 Through the Eyes of Ancient Israelites"
Dr. Charles Yu (PhD Hebrew & Semitic Studies UW-Madison; pastor, Blackhawk Church)
link

"Christianity and the Question of Origins: Major Positions along the Creation/Evolution Continuum"
Dr. Jeff Hardin, Raymond E. Keller Professor and Chair, Department of Zoology, UW-Madison
link

"Materials World is Part of God's World"
Dr. Izabela Szlufarska, Harvey D. Spangler Professor, Department of Materials Science, UW-Madison
link

"Being a Christian who Studies Regenerative Medicine"
Dr. Wan-Ju Li, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, UW-Madison
link

"Two Degrees of Separation: Climate Change and the Christian Challenge"
Dr. Rick Lindroth, Vilas Distinguished Achievement and Sorenson Professor, Department of Entomology, UW-Madison
link

March 2014
Science and Faith Conference, Blackhawk Church
"Six Degrees of Separation: Creation Care in a Changing World"
Dr. Rick Lindroth, Professor of Ecology, UW-Madison
link

"The Bible, Biotechnology and the Beginnings of Life"
Dr. Jeff Hardin, Professor and Chair of the Department of Zoology, UW-Madison
link

"Christianity and the Question of Origins:
Major Positions along the Creation/Evolution Continuum"
Dr. Wayne Becker, Professor of Botany Emeritus at UW-Madison
link

September 2013
Jeff Hardin, Professor and Chair, Department of Zoology, UW-Madison
"Walking the Walk: Thoreau and the Art of Seeing Nature" (Books & Culture online)
link

May 2012
Cal Dewitt, Professor emeritus, Nelson Institute, UW-Madison
Song of a Scientist: The Harmony of a God-Soaked Creation Amazon

February 2012
Cal Dewitt, Professor, Nelson Institute (dialogue with Anna Gade, UW-Madison)
"Green Faith - An Interfaith Dialogue on Eco-Consiousness and Activism"
Wisconsin Public Radio: link

October 2011

Jeff Hardin, Professor and Chair, Department of Zoology, UW-Madison
Pew Scholar Luncheon, Union University
"The Glory of Fascination"
Union University web site: link

April 2011
Science and Faith Conference, Blackhawk Church
"Faith-Based Approaches to Medical Research"
Speaker: Cindy Carlson, Professor of Internal Medicine, UW-Madison
Download: aac; mov; mp3 version

"Evolution or Creation: a False Dichotomy?"
Speaker: Jeff Hardin, Professor of Zoology, UW-Madison
Download: aac; mov; mp3 version / Notes (PDF)

"Faith-Based Approaches to Environmental Ethics"
Speaker: Rick Lindroth, Professor of Entomology, UW-Madison
Download: aac; mov; mp3 version

November 2009
Jeff Hardin, Professor of Zoology, UW-Madison, RIch Holdeman, pastor and lecturer in Biology, Indiana University, and Tim O'Connor, Professor of Philosophy, Indiana University
"Can a Biologist Trust an Evangelical Christian?"
Panel discussion sponsored by the InterVarsity Graduate and Faculty Ministry, Indiana University
Recap with links to MP3s

October 2009

Jeff Hardin, Professor of Zoology and Rick Lindroth, Professor of Entomology, UW-Madison
"I Doubt It: Science and Christianity - Can They Coexist?"
Panel discussion - Blackhawk Church College Age Ministry (CAM)
Resources / Audio (mp3)

September 2009

Jeff Hardin, Professor of Zoology, UW-Madison
"Introducing Human Flourishing" (talk given to the UW-Madison InterVarsity Graduate Christian Fellowship)
Notes (PDF) / Audio: mp3 (18.3 Mb); wma (18.1 Mb)

August, 2009
Ruth Lopez-Turley, Asst. Professor of Sociology, UW-Madison
Interview in
The Well (InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Women in the Academy & Professions)
[
link]

May 2009
Jeff Hardin, Professor of Zoology, UW-Madison
Interview on the Big Ten Network TV show "Office Hours" regarding religious perspectives on the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth.
[link]

January 2008

Cal Dewitt, Professor of Environmental Studies, UW-Madison
Interview on Speaking of Faith (American Public Radio) episode “Discovering Where We Live” [link]
Audio (RealAudio) / Audio (mp3)

Summer 2007
Cal Dewitt, Professor of Environmental Studies, UW-Madison
“How to Be Busy, Productive, and Happy” (2007 InterVarsity Faculty Camp, Cedar Campus
Audio (mp3)

May 2007
Wayne Becker, Professor of Botany (emeritus), UW-Madison
“A Biologist Looks at the Creation Account: Major Positions Along the Creation/Evolution Continuum” (courtesy Blackhawk Church; [link])
Large video (H.264) / Medium video (.mov)/ Small video (.mov)/ Audio (mp3)/ Notes (PDF)

May 2007

Jeff Hardin, Professor of Zoology, UW-Madison
“The Bible and the Nature of Science” (courtesy Blackhawk Church)
Large video (H.264) / Medium video (.mov)/ Small video (.mov)/ / Audio (mp3)/ Notes (PDF)

April 2006
Jeff Hardin, Professor of Zoology, UW-Madison
Panel discussion in response to Ernan McMullin’s talk on “discerning Design” (sponsored by the Isthmus Society)
Large MP3

March 2004
Jeff Hardin, Professor of Zoology, UW-Madison
“Science Contradicts the Bible” (Barriers to Faith series, courtesy Blackhawk Church)
Audio (mp3)

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Other events at UW-Madison
March 2009
Michael O. Emerson, Allyn and Gladys Cline Professor of Sociology
Director of the Center on Race, Religion, and Urban Life, Rice University
"Multiethnic Congregations" (courtesy of Door Creek Church)
Audio (mp3)

Veritas Forum, 1996 (links to the Veritas Forum web site)


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Other events of interest
December 2009 - Urbana ’09, St. Louis

Dr. Denise-Margaret Thompson, a professor in the Centre for Production Systems at the University of Trinidad and Tobago, talks about environmental issues
Audio (mp3)

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