The previous University Chaplain, Larry Burton, made the arrangements to bring these two theologians and authors to campus, said current University Chaplain P.T. Wilson.
said Haught has written 15 books on science topics, including "Purpose, Evolution, and the Meaning of Life."
lecture will concern "everything from how to integrate Darwin into systems of faith to how to make moral decisions based upon an integration of science as well as religious traditions," Wilson
said. Weigel is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center with a background in political science, Wilson said.
Weigel is particularly concerned with how Eastern Roman Catholicism affects Western Roman Catholicism, Wilson
"My hope is that it will create a forum for people to hear views which may not be the ones they are used to, and in that process, the more information we have, the better-informed our own decisions are," Wilson
Professor of Religious Studies Valarie Ziegler
thinks it is important for students to attend these two lectures.