MIMIKA TV: Faith Journey from Atheism to Christianity with Dr. Sy Garte

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Host: Mimika Cooney


In todays show we talk about “Faith Journey from Atheism to Christianity” with Dr. Sy Garte.

As a former academic atheist, Sy shares his story of his discovery of faith and how science and Christianity go hand in hand.

Listen in as she shares his logical progression to discovering the truth.

Guest Bio

Sy (Seymour) Garte, has a Ph.D. in biochemistry and has been a tenured professor at New York University, Rutgers University, and the University of Pittsburgh. His academic research on environmental toxicology, molecular cancer research, and population genetics resulted in over peer-reviewed scientific papers and five books. Dr. Garte has also served as Division Director at the Center for Scientific Review of the National Institutes of Health, and interim Vice President for Research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is currently Visiting Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Rutgers University.

His latest book is The Works of His Hands: A Scientists Journey from Atheism to Faith, with a foreword by Alister McGrath (Kregel Publications). The book has received wide critical acclaim.

Dr. Garte is a fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) and serves as Vice President for the Washington DC metro chapter of the ASA. He was a member of the Board of Advisors of the John Templeton Foundation, the Board of Directors of WesleyNexus, and has consulted and blogged for the Biologos Foundation. He has published articles in Perspectives in Science and Christian Faith and is the Editor-in-Chief of the ASAs online magazine, God and Nature. Dr. Garte has given presentations on the intersection of biochemistry, and other sciences with Christian theology at several conferences devoted to science and Christianity.

Dr Garte was brought up in a strongly atheist household and became a Christian later in life. He is now the lay leader of the United Methodist Church in Rockville MD and a lay delegate to the Baltimore Washington Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. He is married, has five grown children and five grandchildren.

Connect with Sy Online

Sy Garte’s Book website https://theworksofhishands.com

Christianity Today Podcast https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2020/april-web-only/science-sy-garte-covid-19-christians-distrust.html

Christianity Today Article (Testimony)

Sy Garte on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sy.garte

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About the Author

Mimika Cooney is a Motivational Speaker, Christian Author, Leadership Mentor, and the host of the “Mimika TV Podcast”,. Huffington Post nominated her as one of "50 Women Entrepreneurs to Follow in 2017". Podcasting Magazine nominate Mimika amongst the “Top 50 Moms in Podcasting” in 2020. Mimika is passionate about empowering and equipping individuals to fulfill their God given purpose, position their value, spread their message, make an impact in the marketplace, and become the leaders they were born to be. As a communications consultant specializing in behavior analysis, Mimika works with individuals and teams to better understand their communication style and ideal working environment. As a certified John Maxwell Speaker, Trainer, Consultant and Coach she is licensed to facilitate this world renown leadership training and the DISC personality assessment. Mimika loves to spark honest conversations, blaze a trail where others fear to tread, and infuse positivity wherever she goes. She is known for building community, creating connections and helping others share their story with passion and purpose. Mimika is a native of South Africa and naturalized citizen of the USA. She is a ferocious reader and insatiably curious. She enjoys watching soppy romcoms with her dashing husband of 24 years, and vacations at the beach with her 3 kids. When she is not dreaming up creative concepts, speaking, training, writing books or hosting her podcast; she will be found perfecting her spins on the ice as a competitive adult figure skater. For more info visit: https://www.mimikacooney.com