Welcome to the Lutheran Alliance for Faith,
Science and Technology
The Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science, and Technology is dedicated to expanding awareness and promoting conversation about the implications of science and technology for Christian faith and life.
Since 1991, the Alliance has been an independent Lutheran organization recognized by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The membership includes scientists, science teachers, rostered leaders (clergy and lay), and other interested lay people.
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Latest Articles from Covalence, the Online Magazine of the Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science and Technology
For several years now the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has been engaging the religious public — seeking to learn more about how people of faith perceive scientific work and scientists themselves, developing models that explore common...read more
At the ERT meeting/Credit: Susan Barreto So whenever two or more church folk are gathered these days there is not only typically coffee, but there is often a sense of anxiety. Putting a name to that source of anxiety is difficult at best and nearly impossible to voice...read more
Credit: Twitter Trends 2019/[CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr The Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS) will hold its annual conference on June 22-29 on Star Island on the topic of the emerging gene editing technique CRISPR. Star Island is off the coast of...read more
Wartburg Theological Seminary/By Dirk Hansen, [CC BY-NC 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iow,a is one of nine seminaries selected as part of a second round for the Science for Seminaries program. The AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics...read more
Credit: Gustavus Adolphus College via Facebook Coming up on June 22-28, 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 Saint...read more
Credit: Matt Artz via Unsplash Scripture doesn’t address the issue of climate change. As with other issues raised by modern science and technology, that wasn’t a concern of biblical writers two to three thousand years ago. The Bible does speak about weather...read more