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
In the July-August issue I talked about the mathematical form of basic laws of physics, inspired by Dirac’s suggestion that “God is a mathematician.” But I also said that we needn’t think God’s creative work to be based entirely on mathematics. “God is not a pinhead,”...read more
Professor Willem B. Drees after 10 years of editing the Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science has announced his retirement. A new editor is expected to start by June 30, 2018. Drees, a well-known philosopher and dean of the Tilburg School of Humanities in the...read more
St. Andrews Lutheran Campus Center at the University of Illinois in Champaign hosted its bi-annual Rheticus Conversations on Faith and Science lecture on November 6 at 7 p.m. with University of Illinois Professor of Microbiology Steven Blanke discussing how his faith...read more
Rev. Dr. Antje Jackelén will be returning where she once taught, the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC), to speak about the “Reformation and Responsibility in the World” on November 27 at 6 p.m. Before Jackelen’s election to become the Archbishop of Uppsala...read more
A new Rice University survey says that evangelical and black Protestants and Mormons are more likely than others in the general population to turn to religion when seeking answers to questions about science. “Our findings suggest that religion does not necessarily...read more
Chicagoans interested in human origins often attend a long-running lecture series in Hyde park called “The Epic of Creation” at the Zygon Center for Religion and Science housed at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Little do many know that this corner of the...read more