Expert to Discuss Theology and Science at NWU Lecture

Lincoln, NE — A professor and Director of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences will present an upcoming lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University that will explore mutual interaction between Christian theology and the natural sciences.

Robert John Russell is the Ian G. Barbour Professor of Theology and Science in Residence at the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley. His lecture, "The Role of Philosophy and Theology in Contemporary Scientific Cosmology," will be held Monday, September 28 at 10 a.m. in Callen Conference Center. His talk is part of Nebraska Wesleyan's Mattingly Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture Series.

Russell will describe the subtle but crucial roles played by philosophy and theology in the construction of scientific cosmology ranging from the Newtonian universe to Einstein's Big Bang.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Callen Conference Center is located in the lower level of the Smith-Curtis Administration Building, one block east of 50th Street and St. Paul Ave.