Welcome to the Lutheran Alliance for Faith,
Science and Technology
The Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science, and Technology is dedicated to expanding awareness and promoting conversation about the implications of science and technology for Christian faith and life.
Since 1991, the Alliance has been an independent Lutheran organization recognized by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The membership includes scientists, science teachers, rostered leaders (clergy and lay), and other interested lay people.
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Latest Articles from Covalence, the Online Magazine of the Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science and Technology
Stephen Hawking’s death last month rekindled an intriguing set of questions about whether scientists need to clarify their belief in God and whether it matters in the public square. A number of online rumors that have surfaced and have since been addressed by the...read more
The annual meeting of the Ecumenical Roundtable for Faith, Science and Technology will address the theme of "Faith, Facts and Truthfulness: Science, Technology and the Churches in an Age of Truthiness," via a series of sessions and a public lecture from Dr. Kaye...read more
(Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series on “New Perspectives on Science and Religion in Society,” a conference held in Manchester, UK last summer. Schott aims to focus on a handful of alternative and refreshing perspectives, drawn from...read more
St. Andrew’s Lutheran Campus Center, located on the campus of the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, will host its bi-annual Rheticus Forum discussion on April 17 with Rob Saler, an ELCA Lutheran pastor, seminary professor and theologian. The event theme is...read more
Greg Cootsona’s latest book, Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults, provides a comprehensive look at the issues related to science and young adults in the pews. Released by InterVarsity Press in March, the book problematizes...read more
This past summer I had an opportunity to attend a conference called “New Perspectives on Science and Religion in Society” in Manchester, UK. The overarching theme was an exploration, primarily through the lens of sociological research, of what ordinary “people in the pews” think about science.read more