Alvin Plantinga, Ph.D., renowned professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, will give two lectures at Bethel College on Tuesday, March 27. "Science and Religion: Why the Debate Continues," will occur from 3:30-5:00 p.m., followed by "An Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism," from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Both lectures, which will take place in the Miller/Moore Academic Center room 347, are free and open to the public.
Dr. Plantinga is known across the United States and abroad as a leading epistemologist and philosopher of religion. He received his doctorate from Yale and has served as the John A. O'Brien Chair of Philosophy at Notre Dame since 1982. Dr. Plantinga has authored numerous books and journal articles, including Warrant and Proper Function (Oxford University Press, 1993). Affiliations include the Society of Christian Philosophers (which he founded) and the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences.
This event is sponsored by the Bethel College philosophy department as part of Bethel Lectures in Philosophy series, which brings distinguished philosophers of various disciplines to campus each year. Previous lecturers have included Dallas Willard, William Lane Craig, Richard Swinburne, Brian Davies and Joseph Koterski.  
For More information, contact Dr. Chad Meister at or contact the philosophy department at 574.257.3324.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associates, bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,081 includes students from 29 states and Puerto Rico, 21 countries, more than 25 denominational affiliations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. Bethel offers classes at four locations: the Mishawaka campus, the Elkhart Campus and two satellite locations (in Nappanee and in Dowagiac, Mich.). The main Bethel campus is situated on 75 wooded acres in Mishawaka, Ind.

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