The Veritas Forum
Summary: How can we mend a broken world? How should we seek justice? What is the good life? The Veritas Forum helps students and faculty ask life's hardest questions. Many of the world's leading universities were founded to answer the big "why" questions. Our mission is to help them confront these questions anew. Learn more at veritas.org
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A conversation with Political Scientist, Author, and Professor, David Koyzis, interviewed by Erin Dienst of The Veritas Forum. A discussion about political ideologies and how each claims to fix our broken world. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you.
A conversation between John Inazu (Washington University in St. Louis) and Eboo Patel (Interfaith Youth Core), moderated by Chiara Cordelli (University of Chicago) about navigating and respecting our differences in society while seeking common ground. From the stage at the University of Chicago. Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
After years of researching hundreds of psychological studies that put people’s character to the test, philosopher Christian Miller (Wake Forest) has concluded that a gap exists between how good we should be and how good we actually are. This is an interview with Christian discussing his book, The Character Gap, and what we can do to become better people. Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thanks!
In this episode we hear from the physician-geneticist who led the human genome project, Dr. Francis Collins. This evening, September 24th at 7pm Eastern, Dr. Collins will be awarded and honored by the Templeton Foundation in a ceremony that includes theologian N.T. Wright. The event is open to all through a virtual link you can access by visiting www.templeton.org. • Dr. Collins is the current director of the National Institutes of Health and author of several books including The Language of God. In this episode he discusses his journey in science and faith while also exploring the beauty of our genetics. ••• Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
A faculty conversation with Dr. Lydia Dugdale, a physician and ethicist at Columbia Medical School who’s been on the front lines caring for COVID-19 patients in NYC. Moderated by Kathy Tuan-MacLean. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
Daryl Davis is a Black Blues musician who builds friendships with members of White Supremacy organization. Through this he has helped convince over 200 white supremacists to renounce their ideology and leave their organizations. He is joined by on of these men, Jeff Schoep former director of Neo-Nazi organization who is now a Human Rights Advocate. • Like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
Andy Chan (VP for Innovation and Career Development) and Dr. Michael Sloan (Associate Professor of Classical Languages), both professors at Wake Forest University, engage in a conversation about practical steps to pursuing a career and finding purpose during this time. A virtual Veritas Forum hosted by Wake Forest University. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
The Veritas Forum at USC presents Lt. Gen. Larry James of NASA's JPL and Carol Geffner of USC. Learn from these two lifelong practitioners and proven leaders of different world views as they discuss topics of grit and resilience during COVID-19. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
Evolutionary Biologist David Lahti talks about the need to have Christian thinkers in the sciences. • Augustine Collective Keynote. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
New York Times columnist Ross Douthat maps out the America's religious landscape and discusses how essential it is to have influential Christian voices in the world. • From the stage at the 2020 Augustine Collective in Boston, Massachusetts. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
Dr. Satyan Devadoss FLETCHER JONES CHAIR OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO & Dr. Varun Soni DEAN OF RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL LIFE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
In this Virtual Veritas Forum we discuss the impact of the novel coronavirus in the context of creativity with a panel that includes contemporary artist and activist Mako Fujimura, film critic and associate professor Alissa Wilkinson, and hip-hop recording artist Lecrae. Together they explore how unexpected events have reshaped humanity's creative spirit throughout history and how this moment is doing the same. Moderated by the Executive Director of the Veritas Forum, Andrew Schuman. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
In this Virtual Veritas Forum we discuss the impact of the novel coronavirus on the global economy and how it may or may not reshape our concepts of commerce. Presented by a panel that includes Alfa Demmellash, CEO and Co-Founder of Rising Tide Capital; Andy Chan, VP of Innovation & Career Development at Wake Forest University; Arthur Brooks, social scientist, musician, and professor at the Harvard Kennedy School; Moderated by Andrew Schuman, Executive Director of The Veritas Forum. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
Dr. Joshua Swamidass of the Washington University in St. Louis, as well as Dr. Michael Behe of Lehigh University present their reasons for whether or not creationism should be considered scientific. They present their research and also make the case for the harmony between science (particularly evolution) and faith. • From the stage at Texas A&M University. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
In this Virtual Veritas Forum we hear from a panel that includes Lydia Dugdale, MD and Director of Columbia Center for Clinical Medical Ethics; David Brooks, bestselling author and NYT cultural commentator; and Andy Crouch, executive editor of Christianity Today, author, and partner at Praxis Labs. Moderated by executive director of The Veritas Forum, Andrew Schuman. • NEXT VIRTUAL FORUM Coronavirus & Quarantine: The Economy, Career, and Jobs Edition. Thursday, April 2 at 4pm ET. Featuring: Arthur Brooks (Harvard), Alfa Demmellash (Rising Tide Capital), and Andy Chan (Wake Forest University). For more information and registration: http://www.veritas.org/veritasforumlivestream2/ • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!