Science’s challenge for doctrinal Christianity: Part 2

Science’s challenge for doctrinal Christianity: Part 2

Editor’s note: This is the second of two essays looking at the divide between scientific discovery and Christian doctrine. Lybarger’s essay was originally published in SciTech, the newsletter of the Presbyterian Association on Science, Technology and the Christian Faith. Pope John Paul II (1920-2005) saw the need for a critique of religion by science and read on
The conversation begins at home: A fresh look at the religion and science dialogue

The conversation begins at home: A fresh look at the religion and science dialogue

At a time when many families are struggling to get through week with evenings packed with soccer practice, piano lessons, and perhaps church youth activities – it can genuinely seem impossible to even carve out a few minutes to talk about faith, let alone bring science into the discussion. What we seem to be seeing read on

New US traveling exhibit explores human origins

The Smithsonian Institution’s Human Origins Program, in partnership with the American Library Association and via grant from the John Templeton Foundation, is presenting a new traveling exhibit, Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human? With support from the Peter Buck Human Origins Fund, the exhibit will offer the content to the Smithsonian’s read on

Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences transitioning into an internal program unit of GTU in Berkeley

In receiving $1.3 million in new support from the John Templeton Foundation, the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (CTNS) is planning to enhance its programming and transition into an internal program unit of the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) in Berkeley, where the center is based. The seminary, which serves different religious traditions, will read on

Dominican friars answering questions related to evolutionary creation

A team of four Catholic friars of the Dominican order have come together to communicate their views on evolutionary creation via a website: www.thomisticevolution.org. Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, Fr. James Brent, Bro. Thomas Davenport and Fr. John Baptist Ku approach questions of evolution through the lens of the tradition of fellow Dominican St. Thomas Aquinas. Each read on