The Methodist University Department of Philosophy and Religion will hold the 14th annual Bullard-Templeton Lecture, featuring Mark Whittle, in Clark Hall at 11 a.m. on April 21. Whittle is a professor at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, where he joined the Astronomy Department in 1986. His lecture, “Modern Cosmology and the Problem of Ultimate Origin,” will explore how the Universe came into being, what modern science has to say, and where the laws of physics originated. The lectures are offered free to the public and designed to explore the relationship between science and religion. For more information, contact Dr. Lloyd Bailey at (910) 630-7118.