Challenges to Humanity

Fuz Rana — Meet the Speakers of Exploring Personhood: Challenges to Humanity

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What challenges do we face as human beings? How does our faith inform our understanding of mental health, identity, technology, life, and civic engagement?

Join us as we advance the conversation at our second-annual Exploring Personhood conference, presented by the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on Feb. 21-22, 2024.

In this post, get to know one of our speakers, Dr. Fuz Rana, who will speak on transhumanism in a lecture titled, “Who Will We Become? The Promise and Peril of Transhumanism.”

Meet Fuz Rana

Biochemist Fazale “Fuz” Rana is president, CEO, and senior scholar at Reasons to Believe, an organization dedicated to communicating the powerful scientific case for God’s existence and the Bible’s reliability to both Christians and non-Christians.

Rana earned a BS in chemistry with highest honors (West Virginia State College) and a PhD in chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry (Ohio University), and he completed postdoctoral work on cell membranes at the Universities of Virginia and Georgia. He later worked for seven years as a senior scientist in research and development for Procter & Gamble.

In addition to contributing numerous feature articles to Christian magazines, Rana has published articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, delivered presentations at international scientific meetings, and coauthored a chapter on antimicrobial peptides for Biological and Synthetic Membranes. Rana’s books include Humans 2.0, The Cell’s Design, andFit for a Purpose. He has addressed hundreds of university, church, and conference audiences around the world. He was also featured in Museum of the Bible’s Scripture and Science exhibit in Washington, DC.

Rana delivered a lecture here at the Center for Faith and Culture in 2019: “If We Could Improve Humanity Through Technology, Should We?

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