Author: Judith Harbinson

RESEARCH Faith at the Frontiers podcast-a new series on science and...

ECLAS is pleased to announce a partnership with Faith at the Frontiers podcast, exploring the connections between science and faith. Here, host Dr Barnabas Aspray discusses the series. Dr Aspray is Assistant Professor of Systematic...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION Magisteria: Interview with author Nick Spencer

ECLAS Programme Associate Judith Harbinson speaks to Nick Spencer, Senior Fellow at Theos Think Tank, about his new book, Magisteria: The Entangled Histories of Science and Religion (Oneworld Publications, 2023). Judith Harbinson: What was your...

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CHURCH ACTION Science and sacred spaces: How churches can bridge the science-faith...

Gaia on display at Holy Trinity, Boar Lane in Leeds City Centre, November 2022 You may have seen science events in your nearest cathedral – Dippy the Dinosaur, STEM trails, light shows that aim to...

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CHURCH ACTION Seeing and believing: Lessons from “Doubting Thomas”

On the second Sunday of Easter, Anglicans traditionally reflect on Jesus’ appearance to so-called doubting Thomas. Richard Dawkins once proposed the apostle Thomas for the role of patron saint of science, as the only disciple that...

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CHURCH ACTION Science-Engaged Worship at Easter

The affirmation of science as a gift from God can be actively incorporated into the church’s collective worship throughout the liturgical year.  At Easter we reflect on Christ, the firstborn over all creation and the...

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RESEARCH The Many Ethical Pitfalls of Space Tourism

“Star Trek” actor William Shatner describes G Forces as he speaks to the press at the New Shepard rocket landing pad on October 13, 2021. PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images. “You have done something...

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CHURCH ACTION Three things I learned from our Scientists in Congregations gathering

In July we announced grants totalling £400,000 to 23 organisations across England and Wales. We had the privilege, earlier this month, of welcoming 33 delegates from 21 of those projects to celebrate their success here...

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ECLAS IN THE NEWS In Memoriam: John C. Polkinghorne (1930-2021)

ECLAS wishes to mark the passing of noted Templeton Prize laureate, theoretical physicist and Anglican priest, the Reverend Canon Dr John C Polkinghorne. He died on March 9, 2021 in Cambridge, aged 90.  A Fellow of the Royal Society, Polkinghorne was Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of...

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