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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
Given that it is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, it was only natural that this issue of Covalence be devoted to an historical look at how science was viewed at the time. First off, let’s look at what happened in sparking the Reformation. In 1517, a German...read more
The Reformation's beginning is dated to 1517. Much of what we call science is considerably younger than that, so it might seem that there is little connection between the two. I propose here to explore interactions between the two, however, as a way to sketch how the...read more
Ecology, cognitive science, transhumanism, CRISPR and even science fiction are on the agenda at this year’s American Academy of Religion conference at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The 2017 annual meeting of the group will be held on November 18 through 21...read more
Building on an international reputation and expertise in the field of science and religion, The Faraday Institute in the UK has recently been able to secure a home for the next 20 years thanks to a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. The grant was awarded over...read more
Editor’s note: This article was originally published in the Spring 2017 edition of the Lutheran Forum. It is published here with the author’s permission. I am an experimental particle physicist, working as the Run Coordinator of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment in...read more
So something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately in reviewing our new web resources and talking to people in my own congregation is, how can we honor science as a vocation within our worship service and liturgy? I recently brought this up at our church’s worship and...read more