Category: SCIENCE AND RELIGION

CHURCH ACTION The Science of Communicating in a Pandemic: Lessons from the...

A version of this article first appeared in the Methodist Recorder on 15th January 2021. Barely anyone has attracted so much recent attention for their use of language in the coronavirus pandemic as Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Jonathan van Tam....

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CHURCH ACTION Hymns and Arias of Science

By Iwan Rhys Morus This is the second post in our series on Science-Engaged Worship. There are few more stirring sounds (if you’re Welsh) than the Millennium Stadium crowd belting out ‘Bread of Heaven’ as...

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CHURCH ACTION Our New Blog Series: Science-Engaged Worship

At ECLAS we talk a lot about science-engaged theology. But how do we engage with science in our worship? Scientific language and ideas pervade our daily lives, so it makes sense to engage them in...

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 The Covid-19 pandemic and divisions of labour in the sciences

The plurality of science is an aspect of scientific knowledge that has rightly interested sociologists of science since the foundation of the discipline. Much has been written on how what we think of as scientific...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION An Ordered Universe — and a New Perspective on Science...

That the universe is an ordered place, and that such order can be perceived, its inner structures imagined and even modelled by the marvels of mathematical representation, has profound theological significance.

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION Laying the foundations for science-engaged theology

At ECLAS, we want to equip Christian leadership to explore with confidence the issues and opportunities raised by cutting-edge science. And just as these big issues will determine life for future generations, so we want...

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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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SCIENCE AND RELIGION Scientific Truth, Cultural Conflict — and the Galileo Narrative

Arguably, as Pope Benedict XVI suggested, in their dealings with Galileo, Church authorities were showing a very modern sensitivity to the relationships between science and society.

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