FREE PUBLIC EVENT: TWU Science, Faith, and Human Flourishing, TWU Psychology Department, TWU MA Counselling Psychology, ACTS Marriage and Family Counselling, and the CSCA present a lecture by Mark McMinn (Professor of Psychology, George Fox University). The Science of Virtue: Why Positive Psychology Matters to the Church Virtues that Christians have considered for centuries are now being explored in social science laboratories all over the world. The contemporary science of virtue, also known as positive psychology, opens new possibilities for the church, psychology, and pastoral counseling. The problem is that we aren’t talking much to one another. The science isn’t …

FREE PUBLIC EVENT: TWU Science, Faith, and Human Flourishing and the CSCA present an evening with Darrel Falk (Professor of Biology, Emeritus, Point Loma Nazarene University) and Todd C. Wood (Founding President, Core Academy of Science). Join us for a special evening with two separate lectures, featuring Darrel Falk (Evolutionary Creationist) and Todd C. Wood (Young-Earth Creationist). Each lecture is one hour, including introductions and q&a. Falk: EVOLUTION, CREATION, AND THE GOD WHO IS LOVE If humans and all forms of life were created through the evolutionary process—and the evidence for this is very strong—it presents a potential dilemma for Christians. …

FREE PUBLIC EVENT: TWU Science, Faith, and Human Flourishing and the CSCA present an evening discussion with Darrel Falk (Professor of Biology, Emeritus, Point Loma Nazarene University) and Todd C. Wood (Founding President, Core Academy of Science). Moderated by Rob Barrett (Director of Forums and Scholarship, The Colossian Forum). Join us for a special evening with Darrel Falk (Evolutionary Creationist) and Todd C. Wood (Young-Earth Creationist), discussing their new book, The Fool and the Heretic: How Two Scientists Moved beyond Labels to a Dialog about Creation and Evolution (Zondervan). Falk & Wood in Conversation: The Fool & the Heretic In a brief, memoir-like …

FREE PUBLIC EVENT: TWU: Science, Faith, & Human Flourishing and the CSCA present a lecture by Clay Routledge (Professor of Psychology, North Dakota State University).   The Wandering Spiritual Mind: Psychology of Religion in a Secular World Public polls indicate that the Western world is becoming decreasingly religious. Today, compared to past generations, fewer people in the West believe in God, claim a religion, indicate religion is important to their daily lives, and attend religious services. Though these trends reveal changing attitudes and behaviors related to traditional religious identities and beliefs, they say little about the religious nature of humans. …