Religion and science share a 'logy'

Science and Christianity: The facts of the Galileo story

The popular view today seems to be that science and religion are mutually exclusive. A person either has to suspend their Christian beliefs when dealing with scientific matters, or ignore scientific knowledge when dealing with spiritual matters. Yet this has only recently become the perception. St. Augustine believed that Plato and Aristotle taught everything the read on
Religion and science share a 'logy'

Religion and science share a ‘logy’

As the school year is now well underway, many students are studying a large number of ‘logies’ – such as biology, geology, meteorology, ecology and generally are using plenty of technology. Formally logy is a suffix in the English language, used with words originally adapted from Ancient Greek ending in logia. In words such as read on

New book details the notion of ‘bodyself’ from scientific and Christian perspectives

Our Bodies Are Selves was recently released by Cascade Books, offering readers a set of new ways to view the bustling intersection of body, mind and faith. Authors Phil Hefner, Ann Milliken Pederson and Susan Barreto give a fresh look at how our expanding biological views of ourselves and our shared evolutionary history presents a read on

United Methodist Church to consider climate change petition

The General Conference of the United Methodist Church will take up discussion of numerous societal topics at its next meeting in 2016 in Portland, Oregon, including climate change. The petition calls on the church “to adopt fresh ways to respond to the perils that now threaten the integrity of God’s creation and the future of read on

Heather Templeton Dill named president of the John Templeton Foundation

The board of trustees of the John Templeton Foundation appointed Heather Templeton Dill, daughter of the late Dr. Jack Templeton and granddaughter of the late Sir John Templeton, president of the organization that has funded numerous efforts to foster understanding of religion and science. Most recently, Dill acted as executive liaison to the president at read on