Category: SCIENCE AND RELIGION

FUNDING Science news Round-Up: In the Beginning

Image credit: NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio It’s been an amazing month for science news, including the first transplant of a genetically modified pig’s heart into a human being, and research suggesting that people in vegetative...

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RESEARCH Finding Common Ground Between Science and Faith

One of the more intriguing corners of the internet is the world of pacifists playing war games. In both fantasy and reality-based games, including Battlefield V, Call of Duty and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, you...

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CHURCH ACTION The Christmas story does not need to ‘prove’ God

What has quantum gravity got to do with herald angels singing, little towns of Bethlehem and ‘Away in a Manger’? In his best-selling A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking recounts a conference on cosmology...

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Church calendar Nativity Narratives

Even in a normal December, it’s hard to get through the month without encountering a Nativity play crisis. In 2021, it’s Covid that’s leading to cancellations; in earlier years, columnists habitually cited multiculturalism as the...

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION The Divine Gift of Science

In a remarkable recent research project on attitudes towards science held by Christians in the United States,[i] social scientists Ain Simpson and Kimberly Ross found a persisting and widespread perception that science is a threat...

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RESEARCH The Many Ethical Pitfalls of Space Tourism

“Star Trek” actor William Shatner describes G Forces as he speaks to the press at the New Shepard rocket landing pad on October 13, 2021. PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images. “You have done something...

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 Conversations about science in the black Christian Community: Covid-19 &...

This is a guest post from Adeyinka Oshin. Earlier this year I did a work placement with ECLAS during my studies for an MA in Science Communication at the University of Kent, Canterbury, conducting a...

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CHURCH ACTION Medical Breakthroughs and the Dangers of Reductionism in Mental Health

Last month saw the announcement of a new success in treating persistent and severe depression. In an experimental treatment at the University of California, San Francisco a 36 year-old woman, Sarah, was fitted with a...

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