University of Rhode Island to present talk on science and religion

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WHO:              University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley and Rhode Island Episcopal Bishop, The Right Rev. W. Nicholas Knisely, who taught physics and astronomy for seven years at Lehigh University and who took his vows as a member of the Society of Ordained Scientists, a religious order of scientist-theologians.

WHAT:            The University of Rhode Island will host what promises to be a lively conversation with President Dooley and Bishop Knisely on science and religion to consider questions such as: “How much do science and religion disagree?” and “Is there room for both?”

WHEN:  Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
4 – 6 p.m.
(Speaking program begins at 4 p.m.)

WHERE:  Robert J. Higgins Welcome Center, Hope Room
URI Kingston Camus
45 Upper College Road, Kingston, R.I.

To make coverage arrangements, contact Dawn Bergantino, URI Marketing and Communications, at 401.874.4147 or