Bottum to speak at USF Faith and Science Forum

Academics, College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Joseph BottumDr. Joseph Bottum, professor of cyber-ethics and director of the Classics Institute at Dakota State University, is delivering a keynote lecture at University of Sioux Falls' "Faith and Science" series on Thursday, October 12, at 7 p.m. in USF’s Science Center Z-Hall. The event is open to the public. Bottum’s lecture is titled “God and the Internet -- A Lecture on Why the Virtual is Not the Real.”

According to the USF website, the Faith and Science Forum is dedicated to furthering conversation on the interchange between theology and science among USF faculty, students and members of neighboring academic, religious and scientific communities.

Presentations and discussions of selected topics are open to the public and meant to foster dialogue and understanding on such matters as neuroscience, consciousness and the soul; non-materialistic approaches to physics and cosmology, evolution and human origins; climate science, medicine and healthcare; and other issues pertinent to the relationship between theology and the natural sciences.