University of Arizona
Thursday, February 26, 2015

One Professors Journey Out of Atheism

February 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Crowder Hall

About the Presenters
Professor of Government, University of Texas, Austin

J. Budziszewski, professor of government and philosophy at the University of Texas, Austin, is an authority on what philosophers call "natural law" and St. Paul called the law "written on the heart."  He is especially interested in conscience and moral self-deception.  His two most recent books are On the Meaning of Sex (ISI Books, 2012) and Commentary on Thomas Aquinas‚s Treatise on Law (Cambridge University Press, 2014).  Professor Budziszewski has also written several books for young people, including How to Stay Christian in College.

Professor Budziszewski earned his doctorate from Yale University in 1981, and specializes in the relations among ethical theory, political theory, and Christian theology.

History at University of Arizona

In 2014, The Veritas Forum at the University of Arizona invited Os Guinness to explore the human quest for meaning at "What Are We Doing Here?"

The Veritas Forum at UA 2013 welcomed Dr. Jeff Schloss, Westmont College, and Dr. Anna Dornhaus, University of Arizona, to offer their different perspectives at "Love Thy Neighbor? Biology, Altruism, and Why We Do Good."

In 2012, The Veritas Forum at UA asked, "Is Science Enough?" What is the meaning of life? Can science answer this ancient question? Satyan Devadoss suggested that transcending the Enlightenment will integrate faith and science in a new way. Prof. Devadoss spoke about mathematics, science, and his own journey of faith as a believing Christian.

In 2011, The Veritas Forum at UA hosted Ian Hutchinson on "Science and Faith: Equal Sources of Knowledge?" Our culture makes it seem that science and faith are perpetually at war. But is the perception true? Ian Hutchinson, plasma physicist and Christian from MIT, doesn't think so.