Markers — The Digital Revolution

Markers — The Digital Revolution

Recent Books: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. (New York, Simon & Schuster, 2011) Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle (New York, Basic Books, 2011) The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen (New York, Alfred read on
Sparking the dialogue anew – a goal for 2015?

Sparking the dialogue anew – a goal for 2015?

Religion-and-science doesn’t often make headlines as a single discussion, but often the daily news can spark useful reflection when it comes to our use of technology and how that may impact faith and our daily lives. This is certainly the case with the World Wide Web. This month we continue to highlight the writings of read on
The-Digital-Revolution---Implications-for-the-Church

The Digital Revolution: Implications for the Church

Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a closer look at the digital impact on today’s church and is reprinted with permission from SciTech, the quarterly publication of The Presbyterian Association on Science, Technology, and the Christian Faith. The article was originally published in the November 2013 issue of SciTech. All credit to authors Richard read on

Chicago seminary seeks papers for upcoming student symposium

The Sixth Student Symposium on Science and Spirituality will be held on Feb. 27 at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, but students have until Jan. 16 to turn in paper proposals. The theme for the symposium is “Religion, Science and Technology: Emerging Questions for the Next Generation.” Students are encouraged to look at read on

Upcoming conference to bring together leaders in fostering dialogue between scientists and religious communities

This spring, a national conference organized by the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) will look at ways to further the conversation and dialogue between scientists and Christians. The event will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. on March 13, 2015, and is the outcome of read on

Lutheran seminary incorporating science in required coursework

The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg is working on expanding its course listing to integrate science into required courses rather than separate electives as part of a pilot program that has awarded U.S. theological seminaries grants from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The grant supports a connection to Augustana College in read on

Religious affliation may color views on space exploration, political researcher finds

Evangelical protestants are much surer Jesus will return in the next 40 years than they are about humans making significant strides in space exploration, according to research compiled by Joshua Ambrosius, a political science professor at the University of Dayton. He finds that evangelicals remain hesitant to recognize the discoveries of modern science, such as read on