Event Title

Big History Lecture: Intersections of Faith and Science

Location

Angelico Concert Hall, Dominican University of California

Start Date

10-9-2017 7:00 PM

End Date

10-9-2017 8:00 PM

Description

Linda Gibler, OP, PhD is a Dominican Sister of Houston. She is the Associate Academic Dean and Associate Professor of Science and Religion at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio and an adjunct professor for the Loyola Institute for Ministry. Linda was the director of social ministry for a parish in Houston. She also worked for a Texas agency to insure health care for indigent women, and served on a hospital medical ethics board. She lectures and gives workshops on the significance of recent scientific discoveries for Catholic theology and spirituality. Linda delights in telling the 14 billion-year story of the Universe, stars, and Earth, as well as the stories of the common things that surround us. Her book, From the Beginning to Baptism: Scientific and Sacred Stories of Water, Oil, and Fire, was published in March 2010 by Liturgical Press.

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Coordinator: Dan May

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Oct 9th, 7:00 PM Oct 9th, 8:00 PM

Big History Lecture: Intersections of Faith and Science

Angelico Concert Hall, Dominican University of California

Linda Gibler, OP, PhD is a Dominican Sister of Houston. She is the Associate Academic Dean and Associate Professor of Science and Religion at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio and an adjunct professor for the Loyola Institute for Ministry. Linda was the director of social ministry for a parish in Houston. She also worked for a Texas agency to insure health care for indigent women, and served on a hospital medical ethics board. She lectures and gives workshops on the significance of recent scientific discoveries for Catholic theology and spirituality. Linda delights in telling the 14 billion-year story of the Universe, stars, and Earth, as well as the stories of the common things that surround us. Her book, From the Beginning to Baptism: Scientific and Sacred Stories of Water, Oil, and Fire, was published in March 2010 by Liturgical Press.