Category: SCIENCE AND RELIGION

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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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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