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
Editor’s note: This article was first published on WorkingPreacher.org. "I’m not qualified to preach on science and faith." This statement is more common than I would like to admit. I have even — true confessions — avoided the challenge by saying it myself. But we can...read more
The question of whether we humans depend too much on technology seems to be an age-old one for those of us in the Internet age. We wonder whether fears over childhood development in relation to smartphone use are valid, or whether our technology is making us smarter...read more
A researcher at Florida Atlantic University is looking for research related to the use of religion-themed mobile apps, recently putting out a call for papers on the topic. Jacqueline Fewkes is an associate professor of anthropology at the university and is a cultural...read more
A recently published study from researchers at Baylor University suggests that internet use may decrease the likelihood of a person affiliating with a religious tradition or believing that only one religion is true. Baylor sociologist and researcher Paul McClure said...read more
The John J. Reilly Center for Science and Technology and Values at the University of Notre Dame released its annual list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology, including trends in genomics and robotics. This is the sixth year in a...read more
The Rev. William E. Lesher, who died on Jan. 23, was the longest serving president in the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago’s history, renowned for his support of faith and science scholarship at the school. Lesher served as LSTC president from 1978 to 1997. He...read more