Welcome to TANSA - Theology and the Natural Sciences New Zealand. Be sure to check out our latest podcasts and take a look at any upcoming events.
Upcoming conference featuring Sarah Coakley:
The Future of Sacrifice: Evolution, Gender, and Spirituality?
- Dates: December 12-13, 2013
- Venue: Laidlaw College
- More information
Our new book!
Taking Rational Trouble Over the Mysteries
Reactions to Atheism
Pickwick Publications, 2013
Edited by Nicola Hoggard Creegan and Andrew Shepherd, this volume collects essays by New Zealand writers engaging "new atheists" and continuing themes. Most of these essays have come out of TANSA seminars and conferences.
THURSDAY APRIL 25 | 7-9 pm | Laidlaw College
Prof. Grant Gillett, Professor of Medical Ethics, Otago University.
Neuroscience and the Soul – Opening up the Issues.
THURSDAY MAY 30 | 7-9 pm | Laidlaw College:
Dr. Ruth McConnell, Senior Lecturer, School of Counselling, Laidlaw.
It takes 3 to tango: Identity theory in the light of Attachment Theory, Neuroscience and the Trinity.
THURSDAY JULY 25 | 7-9 pm | Laidlaw College
Prof. Gareth Jones, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and former Director of the Bioethics Centre, Otago University.
Modifying our Brains: Technology and Theology in Conversation.
THURSDAY AUGUST 29 | 7-9 pm | Laidlaw College
Video Presentation, (Faraday Institute), chaired by Dr. Jeff Tallon.
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 26 | 7-9 pm | Laidlaw College
Dr. Nicola Hoggard Creegan, Dean of Laidlaw Graduate School.
The Soul Speaketh – The Story of the Soul.