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
Students entering a campus church for the first time may be drawn to finding those answers to life’s big questions. Others may be seeking community. Increasingly, though, campus congregations have been exploring the tough questions about science and how they relate to...read more
The Freedom from Religion Foundation has a monthly ad in Scientific American, and the one for March 2017 featured a statement by physicist Lawrence Krauss. “Lack of understanding is not evidence for God. It is an evidence of lack of understanding, and a call to use...read more
Lenoir-Rhyne University's Institute for Faith and Learning is sponsoring weekly "Religion, Science and Ministry" classes, beginning Monday, Sept. 3, in the fellowship hall at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Hickory, North Carolina. The center’s aim is to provide...read more
The multidisciplinary journal Cognitive Science recently published a paper co-authored by former Sinai and Synapses fellow Sara Gottlieb on “Awe as a Scientific Emotion.” Researchers, including University of California at Berkeley psychology professors Dacher Keltner...read more
The theme of this year’s ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston was “This Changes Everything” — an impactful theme in many ways. The discussion ranged from large-scale social justice issues down to learning about how grace and love can drastically impact individual lives....read more
Whether it was looking for the planets in a shrunken down version of the solar system, completing science experiments on the fly or learning how to design rockets, youth attending the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston had plenty of opportunities to engage with...read more