Events Schedule

  • “Christian Life, Cyborg Life: Evolution and the Unfinished Self”

    “Christian Life, Cyborg Life: Evolution and the Unfinished Self”

    Friday, April 20, 2018
    9:00 am
    The Muriel & Virginia Pless Center for Performing Arts, O'Connor Hall, SJC Long Island

    Join SJC’s Institute for the Study of Religion in Community Life for “Christian Life, Cyborg Life: Evolution and the Unfinished Self” with keynote speaker, Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, Ph.D. Registration and breakfast begin at 9 a.m. 

    Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, Ph.D., is a Franciscan Sister and a theologian specializing in the area of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience, and the importance of these for theology. S. Ilia holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University and is the author of 17 books, including “Care for Creation” (coauthored with Keith Warner and Pamela Woods), which won two Catholic Press Book Awards in 2009 (first place for social concerns and second place in spirituality). Her book, “The Emergent Christ,” won a third-place Catholic Press Book Award in 2011 for the area of science and religion. Her recent books include “The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution and the Power of Love” (Orbis, 2013), which received the 2014 Silver Nautilus Book Award and a third-place Catholic Press Association Award for faith and science.

    Fee of $20 includes breakfast. For more information, contact S. Suzanne Franck, C.S.J., Ph.D., at 631.687.1496 or Paul Ginnetty, Ph.D., at 631.687.2681.