Biochemist Miller to lecture on “intelligent design” and faith

Author: Michael O. Garvey


Kenneth Miller, professor of biology atBrownUniversity, will give a lecture onThe Collapse of ‘Intelligent Design: What Does it Mean for Science and for Faith?at4:30 p.m.Thursday (April 12) in the main auditorium of the Jordan Hall of Science at the University of Notre Dame.

Miller, a Catholic biochemist, is the author ofFinding Darwins God:A Scientists Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution.Also the author of the nations most widely used high school biology textbook, he has helped lead nationwide efforts to prevent the placement of ‘intelligent designtheory in high school curricula.He argues that an acceptance of the evolutionary theory need not conflict with belief in God and, in fact, can enrich religious belief.

Millers lecture is being sponsored by Notre Dames Institute for Scholarship and the Liberal Arts (ISLA), theCollegeofScienceand the theology department.

* Contact: * _J. Matthew Ashley, associate professor of theology, at 574-631-5732 or

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