Category: SCIENCE AND RELIGION

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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CHURCH ACTION Is there a place for science in our preaching?

The Revd Jennifer Brown is a priest in the Church of England based in the Oxford Diocese. She teaches at Ripon College Cuddesdon, and is also the Director of Training for the College of Preachers....

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FUNDING Science for Seminaries award winners announced

We are delighted to announce that we have awarded grants to nine theological colleges in the UK through our Science for Seminaries programme, with the aim of promoting science-engaged theology. The colleges have each received...

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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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CHURCH ACTION Stewarding Creation as a Congregation

By Kaley Casenhiser, Creation Care Collective. This is the third post in our series on Science-Engaged Worship. See the rest here. Creation Care Collective runs a free programme called Growing Together designed for churches to engage congregations...

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CHURCH ACTION Scientists in Congregations information session, Tuesday 16 March

We’re holding a free Scientists in Congregations information session on Tuesday 16th March, 11am-12pm, for anyone interested in finding out more or applying for a Scientists in Congregations grant. We’ll hear from members of the...

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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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