Schaefer to present on ‘C.S. Lewis: Science and Scientism’ at HU lecture

 Henry Schaefer

HUNTINGTON, Ind. —Dr. Henry Schaefer, a noted professor of chemistry, will present on “C.S. Lewis: Science and Scientism” for the upcoming Forester Lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 29. The lecture will take place in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington University.

Since 1987, Schaefer has been the Graham Perdue professor of chemistry and director of the Center for Computational Quantum Chemistry at the University of Georgia. Previously, he served as a professor of chemistry at the University of California at Berkeley. He is an internationally recognized expert in chemistry and has received numerous prestigious awards and honors for his work in computational chemistry. He is also an advocate of intelligent design.

Schaefer’s lecture will be a precursor to the upcoming C.S. Lewis panel at 7 p.m. Nov. 21. This panel will be held in the upper level of the Habacker Dining Commons.

The lectures are free and open to the public.

The Forester Lecture Series is designed to bring interesting persons and topics to the attention of students and the regional community.

The Forester Lecture Series at Huntington University is coordinated by Dr. David Alexander, associate professor of philosophy. For more information, contact Alexander at 260-359-4305.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution a “Best Midwestern College.” Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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