Crossroads Cultural Center & Columbia Catholic Ministry in
collaboration with the

Center for the Study of Science and Religion at Columbia



A conference on the origin of the
universe in science and philosophy and the role of wonder in scientific



Msgr. Lorenzo ALBACETE–Theologian, author, columnist

Dr. Marco BERSANELLI— Prof. of Astrophysics, University of
Milan and author of From Galileo to Gell-Mann: The Wonder that Inspired the
Greatest Scientists of All Time: In Their Own Words
 (Templeton Press)

Fr. Michael HELLER–Prof. of Philosophy, Pontifical Acad. of
Theology, Krakow (2008 Templeton Prize winner)


Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 8:00 PM

Columbia University Main Campus

Earl Hall Auditorium, 2980
Broadway at 116th Street, NYC


The conference is open to the public and free of charge.

For more information, visit