Category: SCIENCE AND RELIGION

CHURCH ACTION Celebrating science all year round

By Helen Billam and Theodora Hawksley. This is is the sixth post in our series on Science-Engaged Worship. Science touches our lives daily and has a place in our regular church activity – whether that’s...

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CHURCH ACTION Announcing our funding for new Scientists in Congregations projects

We’re awarding funding totalling £400,000 to 23 churches in England and Wales to explore the relationship between science and faith through our church engagement programme Scientists in Congregations. The successful churches have each received grants...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION In Memoriam: Revd Dr Joel Edwards

It is with great sadness that the ECLAS team heard of the death of Revd Dr Joel Edwards.  Joel was a Visiting Fellow of St John’s College and had completed his DThM recently as a...

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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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CHURCH ACTION How to bring science into all-age worship

By Sarah Moring, Schools Development Officer and Michael Harvey, Executive Director, God and the Big Bang. This is the sixth post in our series on Science-Engaged Worship. God and the Big Bang (GatBB) runs interactive...

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CHURCH ACTION Preaching Science: Three scientists choose their favourite Bible passages to...

This is the fifth post in our series on Science-Engaged Worship. There is a place for science in preaching. “Exploring the world, asking questions, and engaging critically are all appropriate for Christians,” writes the Revd...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION Superman’s Methodist Roots: What superheroes can tell us about the...

This article was originally published in the April 16th edition of the Methodist Recorder. Everyone knows that the Man of Steel arrived on Earth as a refugee from the doomed planet Krypton. Fewer people are...

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CHURCH ACTION The pandemic – a call to repentance?

This article originally appeared in the March 19th edition of the Methodist Recorder. As we emerge slowly from the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, with all its impact in terms of grief and loss, exhausted...

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