Who am I? Am I just my brain? – (Lunchtime Event)

with Dr Sharon Dirckx

Event Date: Wednesday 15 June 2022
Event Time:12:30 PM
Venue: St Martins in the Bullring, Edgbaston St, , Birmingham, B5 5BB

Are science and faith opposed to one another? Does science disprove the existence of God? Or, alternatively, are science and the Christian faith complementary partners, together helping us to understand the world and our place in it in the early 21st century? This series of talks will all be given by prominent scientists who are also Christians, explaining how their science and their Christian beliefs work together. 

Where is the real me? Some would claim, rather discouragingly, that I am simply the sum of electrical impulses in my brain. Is this really the conclusion of modern science or might there be something more to personhood? Dr Sharon Dirckx is a neuroscientist, an academic and a writer. In this talk, she will examine questions of human identity from the perspectives of neuroscience, philosophy, and theology.

Lunchtime Event

Our lunchtime event is from 12.30pm – 1.30pm at St Martins in the Bullring, Edgbaston St, Birmingham B5 5BB.

We also have an evening event available to book, here.

The project Science and Faith in the Second City will be running in Birmingham and the west Midlands in the spring and autumn of 2022. There will be a series of public lunchtime and evening lectures aimed at helping people think through some of the more difficult questions that arise from the interaction between science and the Christian faith. The project is being organised and run by the charity ChaplaincyPlus who are based in central Birmingham.



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Lunchtime 12.30pm - 1.30pm
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