General Interest

These resources may prove useful in organizing or facilitating discussions regarding Christian faith and science.  Most of the web links connect to other sites.  Inclusion of any items in this resource list does not constitute endorsement by either the Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science, and Technology, or the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

Mystery and Awe — This website explores the role of mystery, awe, and wonder in faith and science.  It includes many extended quotes from scientists, theologians and others, as well as links, resources and original material written by Rev. Bruce Booher who maintains the site.

Vatican Observatory — The online home of the Vatican Observatory offers a number of valuable resources for those wishing to learn more about astronomy. 

WeatherSchool @ AAAS — The site developed by researchers at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to help you explore how different factors—time of the year, location, or elevation—work together to produce the day-to-day weather you experience in your local community as well as the overall climate for the region of the world where you live. WeatherSchool can be used by anyone with an interest in weather and climate.

NOAA online — Educational resources from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Theologians Testing Transhumanism — This effort encourages ecumenical “dialogue between religion and contemporary science behind transhumanism.” The website has links to papers from conferences, both in its “archive” and “meeting” sections. Conference titles include “Cybernetic Immortality & Genome Editing” and “Transhumanism and Religion”. The October 2016 conference at UC Berkeley Is “TTT presents the immortalist, Aubrey De Grey”, including a paper by Lutheran theologian Ted Peters, “Religious and Ethical Implications of Radical Life Extension.”

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