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Unique conference brings together scholars for a fruitful dialogue on rationalities

Unique conference brings together scholars for a fruitful dialogue on rationalities

Theologians, philosophers, and scientists recently gathered to discuss “The Genesis of Concepts and the Confrontation of Rationalities” in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. The conference was organized by Loyola University Chicago (LUC) and the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), which also graciously hosted, and funded by a generous grant from the Peter Kindekens Fund for the American College. read on

Commentary

Can philosophy serve as a bridge between religion and science?

Can philosophy serve as a bridge between religion and science?

In thinking about on philosophy and religion, that famous Friedrich Nietzsche quote, “God is dead” readily comes to mind. A good number of post-modern philosophers have made it seem that the answer to life’s troubles was ideally to take a philosophical view of oneself, society and the world at large. Some of these philosophers even read on

News

BioLogos eager to tell “The Big Story”

A new short film from the BioLogos Foundation is set for release in early 2016 and highlights the narrative of evolutionary creation. A preview of the film can be found on YouTube and features Rev. Leonard J. Vander Zee talking about the “big story” of God’s creation from the Big Bang to the new creation read on

New grant-making initiative set to bring science to the synagogues

Following the popular programs such as Scientists in the Congregation and Science in the Seminary, Scientists in Synagogues is now launching with the aim of exploring pressing questions related to science and Judaism. The initiative has the backing of not only the Templeton Foundation and the AAAS DoSER program, but also the Emanuel J. Friedman read on

Zygon spring seminar to focus on eco-justice and sustainability

After a year where climate change was the topic of an encyclical at the Vatican and political and business discourse as leaders gathered for a global climate summit in Paris, the Zygon Center for Religion and Science in Chicago, has announced plans to broaden the discussion from a theological viewpoint as part of its spring read on

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