This group had a name change from Bible and Science Worcester, to ‘Science and Faith Worcester‘ and have a new web-site at https://www.scienceandfaithworcester.org/. The Welcome page on our new website explains a little more about the rationale for changing our name.
All are welcome – entry, parking and refreshments are free, although we suggest a donation of £3, to cover expenses. For more information please contact Kim Stansfield on kimestansfield (at) gmail.com
2084: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY
Speaker: Prof. John Lennox
As a follow-on to his recent book of the same title, John has produced a series of videos, and we will watch the introductory video, explaining core ideas, and then discuss what we believe are the issues that arise for humanity from this technological innovation, which is being deployed around us in many forms.
Time: Doors open at 7.30pm for coffee and cake, and the talk will begin at 8pm.
Location: Worcester Baptist Church, Sansome Walk, Worcester WR1 1LN.
The Garage Incubator, birthplace of future industry
THE ROAD TO MANAURE AND THE SCHOOL IN THE DESERT: What it tells us about sustainability
Dr. Kim Stansfield
Mr Spielberg – Tear Down This Wall
Dr John Boardman
Complexity of Life and the Infinite Improbability Drive!
Dr. Kim Stansfield
“Possible roles for technology in alleviating poverty in world conflict and post-conflict zones”
Prof Paul Jackson
“When the Mind Malfunctions”
Professor John Gallacher
“Is evolution cruel?”
Dr Chris Southgate
“Rise of the Intelligent Machines – Friend or Foe?”
Dr Kim Stansfield
“Children are the Future: Science, Faith and Youth”
“The Wonders of the Living World: Biology, Belief, and the Search for Meaning and Purpose in the Universe.”
Dr Ruth Bancewicz
“Future Challenges” – A video-based discussion session chaired by Jim Smith
Developments in Artificial Intelligence and Future Clean Energy Supply Requirements present two significant challenges for humanity. How do we make the relevant judgements and how does our faith speak to us about these things?
The Future of Marriage
Philippa Taylor, who works with the Care Trust, is head of public policy at the Christian Medical Fellowship, and has an MBA in Bioethics – a social science and biblical perspective.
Creation of The Universe and Its Biblical Description
Dr. Mathew Clark – the origins and development of the physical universe as understood by scientists, and comparisons with the biblical account of how humanity began.
The Changing Debate Between Science and Religion
Professor John Hedley Brooke – how the debate has changed and developed throughout history.
“Assisted Suicide – do hard cases really make poor law?”
Professor John Wyatt, who until recently was Professor of Ethics and Perinatology at University College London, and is also the author of “Matters of Life and Death” (IVP).