Dr. William Hurlbut to Deliver Tak Yan Lee Lecture

hurlbutOn Thursday, March 17, Gordon College’s Center for Faith and Inquiry will welcome Dr. William Hurlbut for the annual Tak Yan Lee Endowed Lecture on Science and Faith, titled “Biotechnology and the Human Future.”

Dr. Hurlbut is a physician and consulting professor of neurobiology at the Stanford Medical School and a senior fellow at The Trinity Forum. An expert in biomedical ethics, he is perhaps best known for advocating the advancement of pluripotent stem cell research without compromising the intrinsic dignity of human life, even at its earliest embryonic stages. Dr. Hurlbut has served as a member of the U.S. President’s Council on Bioethics and a member of the Chemical and Biological Warfare working group at the Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation.

The lecture will be held in the MacDonald Auditorium of the Ken Olsen Science Center at 4:30 p.m., preceded by a reception in the Loggia at 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The Tak Yan Lee lecture brings to Gordon College topnotch Christian scholars to explore topics at the intersection of faith, science and culture. It is part of CFI’s Faith Seeking Understanding lecture series, which seeks to nurture both faith and understanding and explore the relationship between the two. For more information, please contact [email protected].