Do the Laws of Physics Make God Unnecessary?

Oxford University professor will discuss God and Stephen Hawking Aug. 19th
By: Staff
Discovery Institute
August 2, 2011

 

Seattle In his best-selling book The Grand Design (2010), renowned physicist Stephen Hawking advanced the startling claim that the laws of physics make God unnecessary for the creation of the universe.

Friday, August 19th Oxford University Mathematics Professor John Lennox will respond based on his book God and Stephen Hawking: Whose Design Is It Anyway?  

Regarded by some as a new C.S. Lewis, Prof. Lennox is a lively speaker and a winsome writer.  Author of the best-selling God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?, Lennox has debated leading atheists Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens and has lectured at universities around the world.

The free public lecture begins at 7:30pm at University Presbyterian Church (www.upc.org) at 4540 15th Avenue NE, Seattle and will be followed by a Q&A session and book signing with Dr. Lennox.

To register for this free event or to find out more information, visit www.discovery.org/lennox or call 206-292-0401, ext. 128.  For information about event parking, visit upc.org/parking.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Science and Culture at Discovery Institute and the Arts and Issues Task Force at Seattle’s University Presbyterian Church.

About John Lennox: He is Professor of Mathematics in the University of Oxford, Fellow in Mathematics and the Philosophy of Science, and Pastoral Advisor at Green Templeton College, Oxford. He is also an adjunct Lecturer at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University and at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics and is a Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum.  He was Exhibitioner and Senior Scholar at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University from which he took his MA and PhD.

 



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