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It is with great sadness we announce that our friend and long-time co-investigator on the ECLAS project, Professor Tom McLeish died yesterday. Tom founded the project with David Wilkinson and contributed wisdom, boundless energy and a
This is a guest blog post from Trevor Thorn. Trevor is a Licenced Lay Minister in Ely Diocese, and in 2018 he was made a Visiting Scholar at St John’s College, Durham to develop a faith
One of the great things about ECLAS is the way that the project works on so many levels and looks at science and the Christian Church from so many different perspectives. These include our conferences for
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We are delighted to have been awarded a five-year, £6.2million grant to support bishops and senior Christian leaders worldwide to engage with science. Today, we are launching an exciting new strategy to build on our work
ECLAS co-director, the Rt Revd Dr Richard Cheetham, retires today after serving for 20 years as Bishop of Kingston in the diocese of Southwark. Bishop Richard will continue his work with ECLAS as the project expands
ECLAS research published in Zygon this week sheds light on attitudes towards science among senior church leaders in the UK. The paper “Building Enthusiasm and Overcoming Fear: Engaging with Christian Leaders in an Age of Science” offers
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For the last decade, ECLAS has been working to equip senior Christian leaders with the tools, context and skills they need to engage confidently with science in their ministry and their personal faith.
ECLAS was born from the conviction that science is a gift from God, but that too often Christian leaders lack the confidence and tools to engage with scientific questions. Working with partners around the world, we want to create opportunities for church leaders to connect with science and scientists, to develop well-informed, theologically grounded, practical knowledge about the world and our place in it.
Research forms the basis of ECLAS’ work to drive culture change within the Church. Our research informs our policy work, resource development, and senior leaders’ conferences. Along with our international partners, our research focus is on how context -- covering geographic, cultural, theological, denominational, national, and political settings -- offer challenges and opportunities for Church leaders' engagement with science.
For the Lambeth Conference 2022, we have created a guide for clergy and senior leaders to developing positive science-faith engagement. Based on interviews with scientists and senior leaders, our own research, and case studies from ScientistsLEARN MORE
Five members of the Anglican Communion Science Commission interview young scientists in their dioceses. Together, they discuss how the Church can support scientists in their work and vocation.WATCH NOW
Five members of the Anglican Communion Science Commission interview young scientists in their dioceses. Together, they discuss how the Church can support scientists in their work and vocation.
Cranmer Hall was a recipient of a 2021 Science for Seminaries grant from ECLAS. Here, Revd Dr Paul Regan gives a short overview of the module and why science and faith have a historical precedent ofWATCH NOW
Cranmer Hall was a recipient of a 2021 Science for Seminaries grant from ECLAS. Here, Revd Dr Paul Regan gives a short overview of the module and why science and faith have a historical precedent of working together.