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
A number of years ago, my wife Samantha and I traveled with my good friend Justin and his wife Miriam up to northern Wisconsin to stay at his family’s cabin. It was a wonderful weekend of being surrounded by God’s creation as we swam, hiked, and fished. On one of the...read more
Editor’s note: This is the first of two articles on astrotheology. Next time, we will explore the ethics involved in dealing with our space neighbors. How big is God's creation? The size of our nation? Our planet? Our galaxy? Or, the entire 94 billion...read more
Funded with a $1 million grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, three scholars in the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University in Bloomington plan to look at what makes us human. The “Being Human” project will look at religion, science and technology and...read more
High school students will be pondering ways to address climate change in light of their faith at this summer’s Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science and Ethics at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The program now in its third year is titled “Faith and...read more
A new study, “How UK Scientists Legitimize Religion and Science Through Boundary Work,” published in December issue of the journal Sociology of Religion found that scientists in the United Kingdom tend to maintain the legitimacy of science through “boundary work with...read more
By Aaron Burden/Public domain via Unsplash “Teaching Faith and Science” was one of the areas for which papers were invited for the annual meeting of American Scientific Affiliation this past summer. I gave one of the papers, as well as being a reviewer of others that...read more