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Take our Mythbusting quiz!

This month we offer up our exclusive Mythbusting quiz. While this quiz was designed to be taken by youth at the summer’s ELCA National Youth Gathering in Detroit, you too might want to take it and see if you too can get a higher score than the teens in your life. What do you know read on

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Religion and Science Centers Serve Both Public and Student Learning Needs

Religion and science centers serve both public and student learning needs

On a brisk March day near the campus of the University of Chicago, students from across the country gathered to present papers on a variety of religion and science topics. The day-long event on science and spirituality was the fifth annual student symposium for the Zygon Center for Religion and Science, which is an organizational read on

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So-called conflict between religion and science continues to make headlines

So-called conflict between religion and science continues to make headlines

Blame it on Pope Francis and his widely read encyclical on climate change, but this past month was remarkable when it came to the number of the headlines relating to religion and science. A brief Google search yielded, among others: “Do Science and Religion See Differently?” – Christian Post “How the Pope Got Religion on read on

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CASIRAS supports web-based youth curriculum project

The Center for Advanced Study in Religion and Science (CASIRAS), which is located at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, is sponsoring a curriculum geared to augment religious education by including science and religion content. The curriculum was developed by Kim Eighmy, who has used her experience as a Christian educator and an associate read on

Science popularizers who are also people of faith have greater impact on the public

New research from Rice University and West Virginia University assesses the ways in which scientists may impact public perceptions of the relationship between religion and science, suggesting that the views of Richard Dawkins and Francis Collins not only differ in their content but also in their impact on the public. Sociologists found that people’s perceptions read on

High school teachers meet to debunk the myth that science and religion are in conflict

Just as school was letting out in June, science teachers and religion teachers from Catholic high schools gathered at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana to debunk the idea that their academic disciplines contradict each other. The seminar titled “Science and Religion: Strangers, Rivals or Partners in the Search for Truth?” attracted read on
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