Category: SCIENCE AND RELIGION

CHURCH ACTION Singing of God and Science

This is a guest blog post from Trevor Thorn. Trevor is a Licenced Lay Minister in Ely Diocese, and in 2018 he was made a Visiting Scholar at St John’s College, Durham to develop a...

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CHURCH ACTION Awe and What Comes After

I had the pleasure of worshipping with the congregation of Chester Cathedral on the last Sunday in Epiphany. The gospel reading was the Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1-9). Chester has been hosting Gaia, a 6m globe with...

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ECLAS IN THE NEWS ECLAS RECEIVES £6M GRANT FOR GLOBAL OUTREACH

We are delighted to have been awarded a five-year, £6.2million grant to support bishops and senior Christian leaders worldwide to engage with science. Today, we are launching an exciting new strategy to build on our...

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CHURCH ACTION Looking ahead to 2023: Three Church leaders on their hopes...

The last year has seen exciting and challenging scientific developments, from the launch of the James Webb space telescope, to a breakthroughs in nuclear fusion technology. We asked three Church leaders about their reflections on...

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CHURCH ACTION What is a Theology of Science, and why do we...

One of the great things about ECLAS is the way that the project works on so many levels and looks at science and the Christian Church from so many different perspectives. These include our conferences...

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CHURCH ACTION Science and sacred spaces: How churches can bridge the science-faith...

Gaia on display at Holy Trinity, Boar Lane in Leeds City Centre, November 2022 You may have seen science events in your nearest cathedral – Dippy the Dinosaur, STEM trails, light shows that aim to...

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CHURCH ACTION How churches can engage with science in the wake of...

This is a guest post from Professor Stephen Smye OBE, Hon FRCP, FIPEM; member of the steering group for the Scientists in Congregations-funded project ‘The Uneasy Sleeps of Max Maxwell: Waking up to Artificial Intelligence.’...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION From Wealth to Wonder: The Purpose of Science in Wider...

  What is the purpose of science in wider society? We are used to hearing STEM subjects promoted, both at school level and for adults considering retraining – one recent government campaign featured a photograph...

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