All of us have seen extraterrestrials — on TV, in the movie theater, or in computer games. Real ones still elude us. But from October 16 through 18 last year scientists sent a brief message, repeated nine times, to a nearby red dwarf star that is surrounded by a...
(Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series on “New Perspectives on Science and Religion in Society,” a conference held in Manchester, UK last summer. Schott aims to focus on a handful of alternative and refreshing perspectives, drawn from...
(Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part series on an interesting religion and science conference held in Manchester, United Kingdom. The second part of this article will describe the conference outcomes in greater depth.) This past summer I had an...
Editor’s note: This article was first published on WorkingPreacher.org. “I’m not qualified to preach on science and faith.” This statement is more common than I would like to admit. I have even — true confessions — avoided the challenge by saying it...
Otto, Shawn. The War on Science: Who’s Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do About It. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2016. 426 pages plus notes and index. When most of us see a book with a title like this one, we groan inwardly and think, “Oh no, another...
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,”...
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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