Prof. Elaine Howard Ecklund to headline COFAS 2021

Arizona Center for Christian Studies

Conference on Faith and Science (COFAS), February 12-13, 2021 (Online)

The keynote speaker for COFAS 2021 will be Prof. Elaine Howard Ecklund, the Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences, Professor of Sociology, and director of the Religion and Public Life Program at Rice University. Her sociological research examines how identities and beliefs are related to attitudes about science and religion. She is the author of 80 research articles and six books, most recently Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion (2019) and Why Science and Faith Need Each Other: Eight Shared Values that Move Us Beyond Fear (2020).

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