In our final issue of 2018, George Murphy provides some time-tested ideas on how to organize and teach faith and science in congregations.This year has been plentiful when it comes to new developments in applying scientific findings. Gene editing, climate change and space exploration have all made headlines, as we point out in the commentary section.The Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science and Technology has had a busy year too including two key events. In case you missed it, here is our coverage of the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston. We kicked off 2018 with the Luther Seminary Mid-Winter Convocation event, where a number of Lutheran Alliance members were in attendance.The Lutheran Alliance also published this year new resources for youth leaders. One of our Lutheran Alliance Steering Committee members also published resources for preaching on faith and science.There were a number of other faith and science developments that took place in 2018 including book launches, campus ministry projects and a number of informative faith and science conferences. You may want to visit our news archives to get caught up.
Even as we attempt to catch our breath in this busy season of Advent, we are planning our next issue in February 2019.
The 37th Annual Cosmos & Creation Conference will be held on Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16. The keynote speaker will be Robert Bishop, who
The 37th Annual Cosmos & Creation Conference will be held on Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16. The keynote speaker will be Robert Bishop, who is the John and Madeleine McIntyre Endowed Professor of Philosophy and History of Science at Wheaton College. Bishop’s research centers on philosophy of science, philosophy of mind and psychology, and metaphysics. The topic of his presentation will be: A Trinitarian Doctrine of Creation and Science.
june 14 (Friday) - 16 (Sunday)
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210
Faith and Science in a Changing Climate: Modeling a Just ResponseGustavus Adolphus College800 W College Ave, St Peter, MN 56082
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
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 Minnesota. The program now in its third year is titled “Faith and Science in a Changing Climate: Modeling a Just Response.” Speakers include: Rev. Dr. Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; James Martin-Schramm, Professor of Religion at Luther College; Jeff Jeremiason, Professor of Chemistry and Program Director in Environmental Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College; and Rev. Abby Mohaupt, Moderator of Fossil Free PCUSA and Co-Director of the Green Seminary Initiative.
june 22 (Saturday) - 28 (Friday)
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave, St Peter, MN 56082
The CRISPR Apple on the Tree of Knowledge: Bioengineering, Gene Editing and the Human FutureStar Island
Speakers and program committee members include: Michael Ruse, Florida State University; Ted Peters, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary; Arvin Gouw, Rare Genomics Institute; and Arthur Sutherland, Loyola University Maryland.
june 22 (Saturday) - 29 (Saturday)
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