Pastor and Historian Dr. Monte Hampton presents his lecture “Science and Religion with a Southern Accent: Scripture, Science, and Southern Identity in the Shadow of the Civil War”
January 23rd, 2017
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Jan. 23, 2017) — On March 22, Dr. Monte Hampton will present
“Science and Religion with a Southern Accent: Scripture, Science, and Southern Identity in the Shadow of the Civil War” at 7 p.m. The lecture will be held in Hostetter Chapel. Dr. Hampton will discuss the Southern culture’s crisis about modernity as they grappled with the nature of scientific and religious knowledge and how to relate to them in the shadow of the Civil War and reconstruction. This free lecture is sponsored by Messiah College Ministries and The Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science. For questions about this event, or more information, email Ted Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Monte Hampton
Monte Hampton is a historian whose interests focus on religion, science, and the American South, especially in the years after the Civil War. His recent book, “Storm of Words: Science, Religion, and Evolution in the Civil War Era,” (University of Alabama Press, 2014) brings these themes together. He also serves as a pastor in the Raleigh, North Carolina area and occasionally teaches as a visiting lecturer at both the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University.
About Messiah College
Messiah College, a private Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1909, the primary campus is located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, near the state capital of Harrisburg.