Mon, May 17, 2010 (6:30pm – 7:15pm) – At The Desmond Tutu Center

John Polkinghorne and Nicholas Beale will be will be exploring Questions of Truth around science and religion at the Desmond Tutu Center (180 10th Ave. btw W20th and W21st Streets) in a dynamic interactive session chaired by Prof Robert Pollack, the Director of the Center for the Study of Science and Religion at Columbia University.

This open and interactive discussion follows similar events at the AAAS, the Royal Society, the Royal Institution and Cambridge University based on their book Questions of Truth which offers 51 responses to questions about science and religion. So come with your own questions and comments, and join the discussion.

Admission is Free

“a refreshing contrast to the polemic and misinformation that have characterized much of the writing in this area” William Phillips

“Richly nuanced responses … simply a fantastic resource” Francis Collins

“Wonderfully accessible, informative and authoritative.” Alister McGrath

“an important contribution” Martin Nowak

“this matters to every man and every woman” Onora O’Neill

“of universal interest. Many readers will welcome this accessible format” Publishers Weekly

“antidote to Richard Dawkins … intriguing … a thought-provoking work” Library Journal

“deals eloquently with many of the issues…in the science-religion debate.” Times H. E.

“commendably clear…those who would most benefit from reading it are… atheists who believe that the religious are manifestly irrational” FT.

“remarkably even-handed …lucid explanations … a valuable lesson” Physics World

“rich…digestible..intriguing” Church Times

“evokes the shimmering beauty of a stained glass window … will repay rereading and rereading” Living Church.

One Erratum has been found in Appendix A – see here.

The new Polkinghorne Q&A website is now here.