September 9, 2019
Nadir Jeevanjee and Nathaniel Tarshish are two members of a group called “Climate Up Close” who share a background in Princeton University research and are traveling with a program that describes, in easy-to-understand terms, what climate change is, how it affects us, and what “bold climate actions” can redress this increasingly critical development. Sharing the scientific consensus on climate change is foremost in their program, using a power point presentation and simple demonstrations, plus a desire to dialogue, even with those who might have a different perspective.
September 26, 2016
In the ongoing series of podcasts “Science for Seminaries”, Gettysburg Seminary board member Dr. Greg Yothers discusses his own faith and the connection he sees between his faith and his work as a researcher in clinical cancer trials.
August 15, 2016
Astrophysicist Craig Foltz discusses dark matter, dark
energy and the exciting new detection of gravitational waves that was announced
in February. No one makes physics more
fun and interesting than Craig!
May 9, 2016
In this episode, Dr. Richard Russell, Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Gettysburg College discusses his work on prosopagnosia [facial blindness] and super-recognizers, and how differently we all “see.” He also shares some of his current work that involves standards of beauty, the use of make-up, and both cultural differences and similarities. His work raises larger questions about what we view as “normal,” and how we view ourselves in relationship to others. Don’t miss this interesting episode!
March 14, 2016
In this episode, a part of our ongoing series about Science for Seminaries, geneticist Dr. Jennifer Powell describes her work and the importance of genetics for understanding life.
February 29, 2016
Astrophysicist Dr. Craig Foltz makes physics come alive in this engaging discussion of the origins of time, how telescopes work, and what it all means for our knowledge of the world and ourselves.
February 15, 2016
As part of our Science for Seminaries series, Dr. Michael Wedlock explains what chemistry is, why it was once called the “central science,” and most importantly, how it helps us better understand and appreciate the world.
January 4, 2016
Continuing our focus on “Science in the Seminary” this year, in this episode, Dr. Stephenson offers a basic description of physics and the kinds of things physics teaches us about the world. Then moving into some specific theories about creation, the universe and how it all matters to our understanding of God.
December 21, 2015
Dr. Principato describes with clarity and precision the importance of geology for understanding our world, and the current state of the climate. She is informative, interesting, and compelling!
September 1, 2015
In this episode, which kicks off our year of “Science in the Seminary,” Kristin Largen talks with Kristin Stuempfle about the importance of dialogue between science and religion. Kris uses the example of her father, Herman Stuempfle who was the President of Gettysburg Seminary from 1976 to 1989. In particular she references the hymn he wrote for her, “Go Forth in Search of Truth.”