Noted Philosopher to Discuss Existence of God
View video of Dr. Spitzer's Rebuttal of Stephen Hawking's Theories
Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D, will deliver a public lecture Monday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium on the campus of Benedictine College. His talk will be based on his recent book: New Proofs for the Existence of God: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy. The presentation is free and open to the public.
On September 10, 2010, Spitzer appeared on Larry King Live for a debate with noted physicist and former Cambridge professor of mathematics, Stephen Hawking. Spitzer spoke in opposition to Hawking’s latest book, The Grand Design, in which Hawking argues against the need for a creator, or God, stating that, with the existence of gravity, the Universe can create itself out of nothing.
Spitzer is well known for having produced several series on cable’s EWTN including: Healing the Culture; The Spirit of Catholic Leadership; Suffering and the Love of God; Finding God Through Faith and Reason; Five Pillars of the Spiritual life; and Jesus-Emmanuel. President-Emeritus of Gonzaga University, Spitzer is now president of the Magis Center of Reason and Faith in Irvine, California.
Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is proud to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report for the past four years as well as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. It has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.
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