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“Life, the Multiverse, and God”

Special Lecture

Luke Barnes, Ph.D. Cambridge University
Author, Speaker, Astrophysicist

Sunday, February 19th, 6pm
Evangelical Community Church

Praise for the book:

“[the authors] take you on a tour of the Cosmos in all of its glory, and all its mystery. You will see that humanity appears to be part of a remarkable set of circumstances involving a special time around a special planet, which orbits a special star, all within a specially constructed Universe” – Brian Schmidt, Nobel Laureate in Physics (2011)

“[a Fortunate Universe] is the most up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive explication of the evidence that Universe is fine-tuned for life. It is also among the two most philosophically sophisticated treatments, all the while being accessible to a non-academic audience” – Robin Collins, Messiah College

And here’s a recent review in the Wall Street Journal.

About Luke Barnes

Luke Barnes is a postdoctoral researcher at the Sydney Institute for Astronomy. His university medal from the University of Sydney helped Dr. Barnes earn a scholarship to complete a Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge. He has published papers in the field of galaxy formation and on the fine-tuning of the Universe for life. He has been invited to speak at the 2011 and 2015 St. Thomas Summer Seminars in Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology, the University of California Summer School of the Philosophy of Cosmology, and numerous public lectures.

 

Intro Video