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.
The over-all theme for this year’s programme is Neuroscience and Christian Understanding – Mind Matters.
All sessions will be at Laidlaw College and start at 7 pm, unless otherwise advised. Those who would like to come at 6 pm for pizza are most welcome. But please RSVP to the subsequent notice for the particular session if doing so.
There will be a $10 charge for pizza and a gold coin collection for each session. A further notice will be sent two weeks before each session.
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.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 31 | 7-9 pm | Laidlaw College:
Concluding Panel Discussion, chaired by Dr. Wilf Malcolm.