Category: SCIENCE AND RELIGION

Church calendar Earthrise, Science and Christmas

(Earthrise image by NASA) This is the transcript of the Revd Prof David Wilkinson’s BBC Radio 4 Thought for the Day on 23rd December 2023. Good morning. On Christmas Eve 55 years ago, one of...

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ECLAS IN THE NEWS REVD PROF DAVID WILKINSON INSTALLED AS ECUMENICAL CANON OF DURHAM...

We are pleased to announce that our director, Revd Prof. David Wilkinson was installed as an ecumenical canon of Durham Cathedral on January 14th. Prof. Wilkinson was welcomed into the cathedral community alongside several other...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION BBC Radio 4’s Sunday Worship: Space Week

Photo by NASA The Revd Prof David Wilkinson gave a sermon at the Chapel of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, as part of BBC Radio 4’s Sunday Worship service during World Space Week,...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION Knowing Dark Matter

(Photo by Greg Rakozy) ECLAS Post-Doctoral Researcher Dr Thoko Kamwendo responds to the recent senior leaders’ conference, Black Holes, Dark Matter, Dark Energy: The Depths of Faith and Space. It’s the invisible Dark Matter we...

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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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ECLAS IN THE NEWS Science, Faith and Bank Holidays

This post is from the Revd Prof David Wilkinson’s reflection on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’ programme on 29th August 2023. A link to the show, with audio of the reflection, can be...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION A Question Mark in Space

PHOTOGRAPH BY NASA, ESA, CSA This post is from the Revd Prof David Wilkinson’s reflection on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’ programme on 14th August 2023. A link to the show, with audio...

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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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