Author: Lucas Mix

FUNDING Science-engaged theology: moving beyond academia

For eight years, the Science for Seminaries (SfS) programme has helped Christian seminaries to bring science into their core curriculum. SfS launched in the US and Canada in 2014, headed by AAAS DoSER in partnership...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION Living with Tech: Dune and the possibility of a machine-free...

Frank Herbert’s novel (and its recent movie adaptation) Dune asks us to imagine a world without computers. Herbert writes of a “Butlerian Jihad,” a religious crusade against machines. The name comes from Samuel Butler, who...

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FUNDING This is why seminaries need science

“Test everything; hold fast to what is good.” (I Thessalonians 5:21) What place does science have in seminary? A few weeks ago, I met with seminary teachers to discuss this question. ECLAS, with the support...

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 The Coming Life of Christ

To be alive is to have power and agency, to shape the world around you. Human agency has been so powerful in recent centuries that we forget how unpredictable life can be. And then, the...

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 Responding to the Virus with Honesty, Humility, and Hope: Lessons...

Coronavirus brings us face to face with our limitations: uncertainty, weakness, and death. This is a deeply painful place to be, but it can be hopeful as well.

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 Making Sense of Coronavirus with Reason and Faith

Theology excels at asking about the impact of stories on our lives and, often more important, the impact of our stories on the lives of others.

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