Are “science” and “faith” incompatible? Despite today’s loud opinions, you might be surprised what scholars, scientists, and faith leaders had to say hundreds of years ago. Join us for a conversation with Dr. Rebecca Messbarger, cultural historian and professor at Washington University. Looking at exemplary cases of reforms in medical science, even dissection, we will discuss how religious enlighteners defended the compatibility of faith and scienceWe’ll talk about how the discoveries of empirical science and philosophy helped revitalize the faith and to foster reform.
Theology on Tap meets upstairs at Dressel’s Pub at 6:30pm on the First Wednesday of each month. Click for a map
Dressel’s Public House
419 N Euclid Ave.
St Louis, MO 63108