Photo collage by Sergio Barreto; photos by Matthew Feeney and Lance Anderson on Unsplah It may have been a chance encounter between neighbors that sparked the creation of the Ecumenical Roundtable on Science, Technology and the Church. Lutheran Church in America...
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...
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...
Editor’s note: This is the second article in a two-part series on astrotheology. In the first installment we looked at the importance of this emerging area and how it is defined. Our brave eco-theologians and eco-ethicists strive valiantly to persuade the peoples of...
Editor’s note: This is the first of two articles on astrotheology. Next time, we will explore the ethics involved in dealing with our space neighbors. How big is God’s creation? The size of our nation? Our planet? Our galaxy? Or, the entire 94 billion...
By Aaron Burden/Public domain via Unsplash “Teaching Faith and Science” was one of the areas for which papers were invited for the annual meeting of American Scientific Affiliation this past summer. I gave one of the papers, as well as being a reviewer of others that...
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
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 Minnesota. The program now in its third year is titled “Faith and Science in a Changing Climate: Modeling a Just Response.” Speakers include: Rev. Dr. Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; James Martin-Schramm, Professor of Religion at Luther College; Jeff Jeremiason, Professor of Chemistry and Program Director in Environmental Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College; and Rev. Abby Mohaupt, Moderator of Fossil Free PCUSA and Co-Director of the Green Seminary Initiative.
june 22 (Saturday) - 28 (Friday)
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Speakers and program committee members include: Michael Ruse, Florida State University; Ted Peters, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary; Arvin Gouw, Rare Genomics Institute; and Arthur Sutherland, Loyola University Maryland.
june 22 (Saturday) - 29 (Saturday)
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