What’s God got to do with it? Evolution, Faith, and the Miracle of Life

On Thursday, October 1, the BioLogos Foundation and the Newbigin House of Studies hosted Dr. Jeffrey Schloss at the Century Club of California.  The evening began with a reception featuring music from jazz musician Adam Schulman. Dr. Schloss lectured on new findings in biology that re-illuminate deep harmony between faith and science.  Affirming rather than compromising the conclusions of science and the insights of scripture, these discoveries enrich our understanding of human uniqueness, the embodied capacities and limitation for our flourishing, and the God whose purpose it is that we might have life, and have it in greater abundance.
Thank you to everyone who came and made it a wonderful evening.  We look forward to hosting more events like this in the future.
About Dr. Schloss
Jeff Schloss is Senior Scholar at the BioLogos Foundation and Distinguished Professor & T.B. Walker Chair of Biology at Westmont College, where he directs the Center for Faith, Ethics, & Life Sciences. After coming to faith as a college dropout, he graduated from WheatonCollege and went on to get his Ph.D. in Ecology/Evolutionary Biology from Washington University.  He has held faculty appointments at Wheaton College and University of Michigan, and senior research fellowships at Notre Dame, St. Anne’s College Oxford, Emory, and Princeton Center of Theological Inquiry.   Jeff’s work explores the fascinating interplay between scientific, philosophical, and theological perspectives on biology and human nature, and he writes & speaks internationally in research, secular public, and church settings.  In his off time (or “on” time?),  Jeff enjoys guitar, fishing, and surfing –immeasurably richer with long-time friends, with his three 20/30-something sons, and with his wife Melody.