The world came together to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation on October 31 in person and online with a myriad events that were viewed on a number of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in real time. Presiding ELCA Bishop...
What killed off those dinosaurs? Was it the impact of a meteorite? Or gases released by enormous lava flows in India? Both suggestions have been argued for years. New data indicates that it may have been both! And the events may have been related. A meteorite is...
Our exclusive Mythbusting quiz was designed to be taken by youth at this summer’s ELCA National Youth Gathering in Detroit, but you too might want to take it and see if you too can get a higher score than the teens in your life. What do you know about the Big Bang,...
The Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science and Technology (LAFST) is preparing a unique interactive booth geared to youth and youth leaders at the ELCA National Youth Gathering to be held July 15 through 19 in Detroit. Approximately 30,000 youth are expected to attend...
The Open Worm project is an open source project dedicated to creating a virtual C. elegans nematode in a computer. A story about the project may be found here. Here’s a YouTube video of the simulation: How is authenticity viewed in the world today? It’s a...
One of the Symposia at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) focused upon “Science, Religion, and Modern Physicists: New Studies.” The Symposium was held February 17, 2014, and its description is: “Recent work on the...
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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