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Christian Scholars' Conference 2011

Schedule of Events

June 15 - 18, 2011


Wednesday, June 15

  Guided Tour of Getty Villa with Cynthia Coburn
1:00 - 5:00 PM
     
  Registration Noon - 5:00 PM

 

Thursday, June 16

  Registration 7:00 - 9:00 AM (and throughout the day)
     
  Breakfasts 7:00 - 8:00
     
  Worship 8:00 - 8:30
     
  Paper/Panel Session (I) 9:00 - 10:30
     
  Plenary: John Polkinghorne: "The Quest for
Truth in Science and Theology"
11:00 - 12:15 PM
     
  Lunches
12:30 - 1:45
  BioLogos Luncheon, Thornton Board Room

     
  Paper/Panel Session (II) 2:00 - 3:30
     
  Robert E. and Bonnie Cone Hooper Plenary:
Francis Collins: "Reflections on the Current
Tensions
between Science and Faith"
4:00 - 5:15
     
  Dinner 5:30 - 7:00
     
  Tokens Radio Show

     Reception with Collins & Polkinghorne
7:30 - 9:30
     
  Stargazing Excursion with Fasel and Green 9:30 - Midnight

 

 

Friday, June 17

  Sunrise Excursions & Ecology Conversation:
     - at Point Dume with Steve Davis
     - at Malibu Lagoon with Lee Kats
5:30 - 7:30 AM
     
  Breakfast 7:00 - 8:00
     
  Worship 8:00 - 8:30
     
  Paper/Panel Session (III) 9:00 - 10:30
     
  Plenary: Simran Sethi: "Our Daily Bread: Food,
Faith and
Conservation"
11:00 - 12:15 PM
     
  Lunches
12:30 - 1:45
  Roundtable Lunch Discussion, "Gender-Role Research in Religious Contexts: Where We've Been and Where We're Headed"   Hahn Fireside
 
     
  Paper/Panel Session (IV) 2:00 - 3:30
     
  Plenary: Ted Peters: "Stem Cells: Who's Fighting
With Whom About What?"
4:00 - 5:00
     
  Fredrick R. Weisman Museum of Art Reception for Plenary Speakers, Highlighting the Work of David Gallup 5:00 - 6:00
     
  Dinner (Pepperdine University confers an
honorary doctorate upon Thomas H. Olbricht)
7:00 - 9:00
     
  Church of Christ Theology Students: Coffee and Conversation; Hahn Fireside
9:00 - 10:00
     
  Dr. Karen Martin - Introduction to the California grunion, & the film, "Surf, Sand, and Silversides: The California Grunion;" Plaza 190
9:00 - 10:00
     
  Excursion to Surfrider Beach to view the spawning of the grunion by moonlight. (Must sign up during Registration) 10:00 - Midnight

 

 

Saturday, June 18

  Wellness Walk with Laurie Nelson 6:30 - 8:00 AM
     
  Breakfast 7:00 - 8:00
     
  Worship 8:00 - 8:30
     
  Paper/Panel "Highlight Sessions" (V) 8:45 - 10:15
     
  Paper/Panel "Highlight Sessions" (VI) 10:30 - 12:00 PM
     
  Closing Ceremonies 12:15 - 12:30
     
  Eat & Talk & Go: "Taking the Conference Home" 12:30 -