Ahmanson Lecture Series on Creation

11/19/2012 .
Melissa Tiffin


Do you want to know more about facts, historical evidence, and philosophical and scientific investigations behind Christianity? Come to Apologetics Weekend and your faith will be re-energized. We have speakers talking about the journey from atheism to theism as well as evidence of Christianity in science, nature, genetics and living cells, the origin of the universe, and more. Join us November 24-25.

LEE STROBEL on The Case for a Creator

Saturday 4:30 p.m.

Atheist-turned-Christian, Lee Strobel, the former award-winning legal editor of, The Chicago Tribune, is a New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books and has been described in The Washington Post as “one of the evangelical community’s most popular apologists.” He will be describing his journey from atheism to theism and the scientific evidence that convinced him that God exists.

CRAIG HAZEN on the intersection of science and faith

Saturday 6:30 p.m.

Dr. Hazen is founder and director of the M.A. program in Christian Apologetics at Biola University and director of the M.A. program in science and religion. He is also editor of the philosophy journal, Philosophia Christi. He will be talking about how science and faith fit together—and how science points powerfully toward a creator.

PAUL A. NELSON on Darwin or design?

Sunday 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Nelson is a fellow of Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture. He has published articles in such journals as, Biology & Philosophy, Zygon, Rhetoric and Public Affairs, and Touchstone, and chapters in the anthologies, Mere Creation, Signs of Intelligence, and Intelligent Design and Its Critics. He will be talking about how we can be confident that the design in nature points toward God rather than mere evolutionary processes.

RAYMOND BOHLIN on how biology points toward God

Sunday 11:15 a.m.

Dr. Bohlin is a fellow of Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture and the vice president for Vision Outreach at Probe Ministries. His published work includes: Journal of Thermal Biology, Journal of the American Scientific Affiliation, and the Journal of Mammalogy, and the book, The Natural Limits to Biological Change. He will be talking about how recent discoveries in genetics, as well as the complexity of living cells, point toward the existence of a creator.

JOHN BLOOM on how the universe points toward a creator

Sunday 6:00 p.m.

Dr. Bloom is a professor of physics? at Biola University and academic chair of the Master of Arts Program in Science and Religion. He is the author of such articles as On Human Origins: A Survey, Why Isn't the Evidence Clearer? and Finding Truth in Religion: Is There a Factual Basis? He will be talking about how the origin and fine-tuning of the universe point toward a creator.