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Live Virtual Lecture Series: Acts of the Soul: Embryology and Birth Psychology with Jaap van der Wal
November 9, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
SESSION ONE: Learn from this legendary embryology teacher live and online!
Jaap received a PhD for a dissertation on human proprioception (sense of posture and locomotion) and this prompted his main interest in the development of the human embryo along with evolution and genetics, and all that in context with the image of man and philosophy of science. He is an ‘embryologist on the search for spirit.’ Dr. van der Wal has published many articles on these subjects and was co-editor of the report ’Is there future in our DNA?’ (1993) and ’And then there was DNA’ (1999).
3-part lecture series at Noon eastern
Tuesday, November 9 12:00- 1:00pm eastern (check your timezone)
Tuesday, December 7 12:00-1:00pm eastern (check your timezone)
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 12:00-1:00 eastern (check your timezone)
In this first session you will explore:
- How conception does not involve an “active” fertilizing principle fertilizing another “passive” one. Even purely biologically, this picture is not correct.
- About the dialogue between egg and sperm, hours of mutual interaction, rather a mating dance.
- How cconception is not the “making of”, it is the “enabling of”.
- That conception is not about penetration but a coming together, which is called coitus. Conception is about incarnation, it is not only about Two, but about Three or The Third.