Presentations

Conference Presentations:

2020 “The ‘Scientific Interpretation’ of the Bible and the Victorian Conflict between Science and Religion,” The American Scientific affiliation (ASA) 2020 Conference, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA, USA, 24-27 July. [POSTPONED]

2020 “The ‘Scientific’ Interpretation of the Bible and the Victorian Conflict between Science and Religion,” British Society for the History of Science, Annual Conference 2020, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK, 8-11 July. [POSTPONED]

2020 “John William Draper and Thoughts on the Civil Policy of America,” International Research Network for the Study of Science and Belief in Society (INSBS), STEMM and Belief in Diverse Contexts: Publics, Praxis, Policy and Pluralism, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 1-3 July. [POSTPONED]

2020 “The Revival of Natural Religion: The Reign of the Religion of Nature in the Nineteenth Century,” Plenary Speaker at The Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS) 2020 Conference, Star Island, NH, USA, 27 June – 4 July. [POSTPONED]

2020 “The ‘Scientific Interpretation’ of the Bible and the Victorian Conflict between Science and Religion,” Upper Midwest Regional American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature Conference, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 4 April. [POSTPONED]

2019 “‘The ‘Scientific’ Interpretation of the Bible and the Victorian Conflict between Science and Religion,” Annual Conference of the International Network for the Study of Science and Belief in Society, organized by the Science and Belief in Society Research Group at the University of Birmingham, UK, 4-6 July.

2018 “‘The Hope of Worms’: The Resurrection in the Victorian Imagination,” The 31st Biennial Meeting of the Conference on Faith & History, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, 4-6 October.

2018 “‘An Antidote against Popery’: English Natural Theology as Protestant Anti-Catholic Polemic,” Borders, Boundaries and Limits Conference, International Society for Intellectual History, Institute of Intellectual History, University of St Andrews, Scotland, 10-13 June.

2018 “‘An Antidote against Popery’: English Natural Theology as Protestant Anti-Catholic Polemic,” Scientiae: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early Modern World, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, 16-19 May.

2018 “Science and Religion at the Victoria Institute,” Upper Midwest Region Meeting of American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 13-14 April.

2018 “‘An Antidote against Popery’: English Natural Theology as Protestant Anti-Catholic Polemic,” Society for Reformation Studies, 25th Annual Conference, Westminster College, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 10-12 April.

2017 “A Failed Reconciliation: J. W. Draper, A. D. White, and the Reception of their Historical Narratives in the Periodical Press,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada 9-12 November.

2017 “The ‘New Reformation’ of Scientific Naturalism: A Case of Protestantism-minus-Christianity,” Lilly Fellows Regional Conference on “Reason and Faith on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation,” Central College, IA, United States, 13-14 October.

2014 “John William Draper, Dynamical Physiology, and the Law of Progress,” Historical Explanation: Contingency, Convergence, and Teleology, St Anne’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom, 17-20 July.

2014 “Demystifying Conflict: John William Draper and the Conflict between Religion and Science,” Conference on “Conflict in History”: The Australian Historical Association 33rd Annual Conference, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD, Australia 7-11 July.

Workshops:

2019 Early Career Workshop, International Research Network for the Study of Science and Belief, Birmingham, UK, 2-3 July.

Panels Organized:

2020 “Science, Religion, and the Rise of Biblical Criticism in the Nineteenth Century,” British Society for the History of Science, Annual Conference 2020, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK, 8-11 July.

2020 “Socinianism, Marcionism, and the Esoteric in the History of Science and Religion,” British Society for the History of Science, Annual Conference 2020, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK, 8-11 July.

2017 “The Production and Reception of Science and Religion Narratives in the Anglo-American Periodical Press, 1860-1900,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada 9-12 November.

Invited Talks:

2020 “Rethinking the Conflict Thesis,” Academic Access, Fatima Elizabeth Institute of Islam, Science, & Philosophy, with Shoaib Ahmed Malik, Streamed live on 10 September, 2020:

2020 “Rethinking the Conflict between Science and Religion,” Covenant Presbyterian Church, Adult Education Hour, Madison, WI, USA, 26 April – 10 May [POSTPONED].

2020 “The ‘Scientific Interpretation’ of the Bible and the Victorian Conflict between Science and Religion,” History of Science Brown Bag, Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA, 27 March [POSTPONED].

2018 “Science, Religion and the Protestant Tradition: The Origins of Conflict,” Seminar Series: Christian Perspectives in Science, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, USA, 3 October.

2018 “Science and Religion at the Victoria Institute,” Faith & Thought Symposium, London, United Kingdom, 22 September.

2018 “A History of Conflict: Protestantism and the Origins of the ‘Conflict Thesis’” History of Science Brown Bag, Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA, 2 February.

2017 “The Success of the Victoria Institute and the Failure of the Metaphysical Society,” The Simeon Network, Brisbane Draft Day, at the University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD,
Australia, 29 April.

2015 “Rethinking the Conflict Thesis: John William Draper and the History of Religion,” The Centre for the Study of Science, Religion & Society, Emmanuel College, at the University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD, Australia, 9-12 July.

Conference Attendance By-Invitation:

2020 “ASA/ESN Student & Early Career Mini-Conference,” American Scientific Affiliation, 25 July [ONLINE].

2020 “God Saw That It Was Good” Uniting the Natural and Moral Order, Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understand at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 10-13 June [POSTPONED].

2020 Science for the Church Advisory Meeting, organized by Greg Cootsona and Andrew Rick-Miller, Upper House, Madison WI, 13-15 January.

2019 Adam, the Fall, and the Goodness of God: A Two Day Conference on Human Origins, Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understand at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 22-23 March.

2019 Dabar Conference: Divine Action, Contingency, and Modern Science, Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understand at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 12-15 June.

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