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Math and the Christian faith topic of October 8 guest speaker
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10/1/2009
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Brabenec
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Dr. Robert Brabenec, a math professor at Wheaton College, will present
an afternoon and evening lecture at Dordt College on Thursday, Oct.
8. Both are open to the public and will be held in the science building
lecture hall SB108.
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Brabenec will speak on the topic, \uc1\u8220?The Axiomatic Method\uc1\u8221?
at 3 p.m. His 7 p.m. topic is, \uc1\u8220?Beginning to understand
Cantor\uc1\u8217?s Theory of the Infinite.\uc1\u8221? \line
Both lectures integrate faith, learning and the witness of Christians
with the larger mathematical community. Brabenec will discuss the
creational structure of mathematics and demonstrate how a part of
mathematics unfolded over time.
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Brabenec earned a Ph.D. in mathematics from Ohio State University
and has published two text books, the most recent being \uc1\u8220?Resources
for the Study of Real Analysis.\uc1\u8221? He founded and has served
as the executive secretary of the Association of Christians in the
Mathematical Sciences (ACMS). ACMS seeks to help Christian mathematicians
serve as a witness in the larger mathematical community. \line
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