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© 2018    Congreso de Ciencia y Fe

Fundación Universitaria UniCervantes

Invited Speakers

Dr. Jonathan Wells

 

Formation: PhD in Molecular and cellular Biology from Berkeley University of California, PhD in Religious Studies from Yale University.

Nationality: United States of America

Specialty: Analysis of the evidence of the theory of evolution and intelligent design advocate.

Affiliations: Senior Fellow of the Center for Science and Culture of the Discovery Institute in Seattle.

Books: (1) Icons of Evolution: Science or Myth? Why Much of What We Teach About Evolution Is Wrong (2) The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design (3) How to be an Intellectually Fulfilled Atheist (Or Not) (4) The Myth of Junk DNA (5) Zombie Science: More Icons of Evolution (6) The Design of Life

Links: https://iconsofevolution.com/

Dr. Richard Sternberg

Formation: PhD in Biology of the International University of Florida, PhD in System Science of the Binghamton University.

Nationality: United States of America.

Speciality: Interest in the relationship between genes and morphological homologies, and the nature of genomic "information".

Affiliations: Senior Fellow of the Center for Science and Culture of the Discovery Institute in Seattle and researcher of the Institute of Biology of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

Publications: (1) How My Views on Evolution Evolved (2) The role of constrained self-organization in genome structural evolution (3) Development and Evolution: Complexity and Change in Biology (4) Genome canalization: the coevolution of transposable and interspersed repetitive elements with single copy DNA

Links: www.richardsternberg.com

Dr. Jay W. Richards

Formation: PhD in Philosophy and Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary, M.Div. Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary, Th.M. Master of Theology from the Calvin Theological Seminary, and B.A. in Political Science and Religion from Southwestern University.

Nationality: United States of America.

Speciality: Analytic philosopher and intelligent design and free market advocate.

Affiliations: Senior Fellow of the Center for Science and Culture of the Discovery Institute en Seattle. Research Professor of the School of Business and Economics of the Catholic University of America.

Books: (1) God And Evolution (2) The Privileged Planet (3) The Untamed God: A Philosophical Exploration of Divine Perfection, Immutability and Simplicity (4) Unapologetic Apologetics: Meeting the Challenges of Theological Studies.

Links: 

http://www.faithandevolution.org/god-and-evolution/

https://privilegedplanet.com/

Fr. Michael Chaberek, O.P.

 

Formation: Friar of the Order of the Dominicans in Poland, PhD in Theology and Philosophy of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski’s University in Warsaw, Poland, specialized in Fundamental Theology, postdoctoral internship at the  Discovery Institute in Seattle.

Nationality: Poland

Speciality: Emphasis in Fundamental Theology: The science-faith dialogue, the theology of creation, the theory of intelligent design, the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas, the theology of the body and the history of theology, especially since the nineteenth century.

Books: (1) Catholicism and Evolution: A History from Darwin to Pope Francis (2) Aquinas and Evolution (3) More than Myth?: Seeking the Full Truth about Genesis, Creation, and Evolution.

Links: https://aquinas.design/   

http://mchaberek.com/en/about-me/

Fr. Nelson Medina, O.P.

 

Formation: Friar of the Order of the Dominicans in Colombia. PhD in Fundamental Theology of Milltown Institute in Dublín, Ireland, Th.M Masters in Systematic Theology of the Pontificia Javeriana University and Bachelor of Philosophy and Religious Sciences from Santo Tomás University, in Bogota, Colombia.  With studies in physics from the Nacional University of Colombia.

Speciality: Fundamental, dogmatic and moral theology.

Affiliations: He is a professor of the Studium Generale of the Dominicans, and of the Faculty of Theology of the Santo Tomás University of Colombia. 

Publications: (1) FrayNelson Youtube Channel, with more than 95,000 followers and more than 16 million reproductions (2) Special Television Program of catechetical-liturgical type under the title "To the Board with Fray Nelson of the CristoVisión Channel

Links: http://fraynelson.com/ 

https://www.youtube.com/fraynelson

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