Category: SCIENCE AND RELIGION

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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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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