Niles Lectures

Medicinal Meditation in Japan: How the Buddhist-Inspired Practice of Naikan Became a Psychiatric Intervention
Clark Chilson, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

How to be a Religious Scientist: Lessons from History in Thinking About God and Nature
Matthew Stanley, Ph.D.
New York University, New York, NY

How Yoga and Meditation Heal: The Science and Spiritual Perspectives
Rebecca Rivers, Ph.D., CSYT
Northern Light Yoga Center, Canton, NY

Has Technology Made God and Spirituality Obsolete?
Mary Alice Rose, CSB
Christian Science Board of Lectureship

Heroic Galileo and the Message in the Stars
Christopher Corbally, Ph.D.
Vatican Observatory, Tuscon, AZ

Are the Values of Science and Religion Compatible?
Michael Greenwald, Ph.D
Karen Johnson, Ph.D.
Aswini Pai, Ph.D.
Laura Rediehs, Ph.D.
Aileen O'Donoghue, Ph.D.
St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY

Science, Galileo and the Rise of Science Denialism
Derrick Pitts, Ph.D.
Franklin Institute, Seattle, WA

Challenges for Our Times: Evolution, Genetics and Technology
Gayle E. Woloschack, Ph.D.
Zygon Center for Religion and Science, Chicago, IL

The Hare and the Tortoise: The Conflict Between Culture and Biology in Human Affairs,
or: When Baboons Drive Hummers

David Barash, Ph.D.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Ordinary Faith, Ordinary Science
William Phillips, Ph.D.
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

Ethics and Healthcare: Improving Patient Safety by Examining Pathology Errors
Stephen S. Raab, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Religion and Brain-Mind Science: Dreaming the Future
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.
John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA

Finding Common Ground: The Common Cognitive Source of Science and Spirituality
Arthur Zajonc, PH.D.
Amherst College, Amherst, MA

When the Sacred Cows of Science and Religion Meet
George V. Coyne, Ph.D., S.J.
Vatican Observatory, Vatican City

Can Darwinian be a Christian?
Michael Ruse, Ph.D.
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada