Author: Olivia Rathbone

CHURCH ACTION Faith in Mind: Science, Faith and Mental Health

Rebekah Allon-Smith writes about the impact of the Faith in Mind project at Sunderland Connect Network, one of the 2022 Scientists in Congregations award recipients. The Faith in Mind project involved church members from 13...

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FUNDING Interactive map of ECLAS grant projects

Click on the map below to see our Scientists in Congregations and Science for Seminaries projects across the UK and ROI and our partnerships internationally. Click on the white box in the top left of...

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Uncategorized WE’RE LOOKING FOR A NEW SECRETARY

  We’re looking for a full-time project secretary to join us on a fixed term contract from 2nd October 2023 – 31st December 2027. This is a hybrid role based at St John’s College, Durham,...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION Ecology, Theology and the Christian Dead

  Professor Douglas Davies, FBA, is an anthropologist and theologian at Durham University’s Department of Theology and Religion where, among other things, he teaches on death, ritual, symbolism and belief. Here he discusses the practice...

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RESEARCH The Science of Sacred Spaces

In this guest blog post, Professor Ken Miles casts a scientific eye over the interior of his local church. Ken is an academic radiologist and author of “From Billiard Balls to Bishops: a scientist’s introduction...

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Uncategorized The Last Three Years in Numbers: An Overview of ECLAS...

As someone who has only recently joined the ECLAS team, covering for Helen Billam as Communications Manager, I am impressed by what the team has achieved under the 2020-2023 grant from the Templeton Religion Trust....

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CHURCH ACTION SCIENCE IN THE SANCTUARY

This is a guest news 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...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION HOW STORIES SHAPE FUTURES: FAITH, SCIENCE AND POSSIBILITY.

ECLAS in cooperation with the British Society for the History of Science and in connection with the Science Museum’s Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination exhibition. 6-7th June 2023 Science Museum, London Public...

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