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Saturday, November 18 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Taking Einstein to Youth Ministry: Faith, Science and the Faith Formation of Young People

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For many, the scientific story about a massively expanding, 14-billion-year-old universe with black holes and supernovas has made belief in a personal God difficult. Science seems to engage with what we can see, touch and measure, while the Christian faith asks us to believe in what ancient texts tell us about an immeasurable spiritual experience. How should Christians engage the relationship between faith and science? What does youth ministry have to do with Einstein and Darwin? In this seminar, Andrew Root and Carrie Olson Baalson, chair of youth and family ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn., will lead an important conversation about the relationship between youth ministry, faith and scientific theories.

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Andrew Root

Andrew Root, Ph.D., is the Carrie Olson Baalson associate professor of youth and family ministry at Luther Seminary. He’s most recently the author of “The Grace of Dogs” and “Faith Formation in a Secular Age.” He’s also written “Bonhoeffer as Youth Worker” and a four-book series... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
L3 Cook Convention Center 255 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

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