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
Credit: Matt Artz via Unsplash Scripture doesn’t address the issue of climate change. As with other issues raised by modern science and technology, that wasn’t a concern of biblical writers two to three thousand years ago. The Bible does speak about weather...read more
Credit: Mahkeo via Unsplash So this time of year the question of “What did you give up for Lent?” often comes up in Christian circles. Chocolate? Meat? How about fossil fuels? Giving up one’s car and electricity may be quite a Lenten sacrifice, but it was a discussion...read more
Antje Jackelén/Credit: Bokmässan, [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr The Most Rev. Dr. Antje Jackelén will return to the Chicago area on April 30 when she delivers the Niebuhr Lecture at Elmhurst College. Prior to becoming the archbishop of Uppsala and Sweden’s first woman...read more
Ashlynn Stillwell/Credit: Cockrell School, [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr St. Andrew’s Lutheran Campus Center in Champaign, Illinois will host Dr. Ashlynn Stillwell, Assistant Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois, as part...read more
Ely Cathedral/Credit: Michael Brace, [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr One of the Church of England’s ancient cathedrals will be part of a unique anniversary celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Officials announced that an art installation,...read more
Marcelo Gleiser/Credit: Fronteiras do Pensamento, [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr Marcelo Gleiser, professor of physics and astronomy at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, is the 2019 Templeton Prize Laureate as a leading proponent of the view that science,...read more