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Dr. Robert Porter: Invisible Minds and the Magical Universe, Feb. 26, 2013

Dr. Rob Porter

Dr. Robert Porter


Please join us at 7:00 PM at the Ludington Library on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Dr. Robert Porter’s presentation,“Invisible Minds and the Magical Universe” will take place in the large meeting room located on the main level of the Ludington Library. The library address is 5 South Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. A SEPTA stop is located across the street from the library.

Dr. Porter, is the author of The Answer is Never Magic, a Socratic dialog on faith and religion between a skeptic and a believer. A discussion about belief in God, angels, the Devil, worship, prayer, sin and redemption will be presented and Dr. Porter will examine why there seem to be so many believers.

Dr. Porter is a physician, earned his MD from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA and completed an Emergency Medicine residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, OH.  Rob is board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Since 1983, he has held a variety of clinical and teaching appointments in the Philadelphia area, most recently at Albert Einstein Medical Center and Thomas Jefferson University.He currently works for Merck, where he is editor-in-chief of The Merck Manuals.

He lives in the Philadelphia area with his wife, elder son and four cats. In addition to indulging his inner philosopher with the publication of The Answer is Never Magic, Dr. Porter is active in progressive politics in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.