MTSU student ministry hosts lecture on faith and s...

MTSU student ministry hosts lecture on faith and science

A faith-based student ministry at MTSU is co-hosting an Oct. 23 public lecture featuring an astronomer who will outline his views on how science and faith can be reconciled.

Hugh Ross, an astronomer and founder and president of Reasons to Believe, will present “The Harmony Between Science and Faith: Cosmic Reasons to Believe in Christ” from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Tennessee Room of the James Union Building. A Q&A session will follow his talk.

Hugh Ross

Hugh Ross

The presentation is being co-hosted by MT316, a Christian-based campus ministry overseen by the North Boulevard Church of Christ, and the School of Christian Thought, an auxiliary of the church.

Ross earned a Bachelor of Science in physics from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Science and Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Toronto. For several years, he continued his research on quasars and galaxies as a postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology.

‘Today, Ross is the author of multiple books and speaks on science-faith issues to audiences around the world.

The event is free and open to the public. A searchable campus parking map is available at