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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 IN THE NEWS Professor Tom McLeish to deliver 2021 Boyle Lecture

Professor Tom McLeish, Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of York and Co-Project Director of ECLAS, will give the 2021 Boyle Lecture on Wednesday 3 February. His topic is ‘The Rediscovery of Contemplation Through...

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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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ECLAS AND COVID-19 The Coming Life of Christ

To be alive is to have power and agency, to shape the world around you. Human agency has been so powerful in recent centuries that we forget how unpredictable life can be. And then, the...

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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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ECLAS IN THE NEWS Launch of Scientists in Congregations 2020/1

Churches can now apply for grants totalling £400,000 to engage with scientific topics and affirm the role of scientists within their communities.

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CHURCH ACTION Lessons from Luther

As we find ourselves navigating what feels like a very long pandemic, it’s helpful to remember that what feels completely unprecedented to us (in the most over-used phrase of the year), very much has a...

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