Conference On Science And Christianity
Date: 7-9 March 2015 (during long weekend)
Venue: Geelong Conference Centre, Victoria
Keynote presenter: Prof. Bob White FRS, Director of the Faraday Institute in the UK
Topic: "Creation in Crisis: Science, Theology and Action"
Brunswick Uniting Church invites you to join the conversation
Thursday 17 July, 7.30pm: Science and Christianity: a crucial conversation
Thursday 31 July, 7.30pm: Science and Christianity: unravelling the Conflict Myth
Presented by Chris Mulherin
A new appointment
In February 2014, Rev. Chris Mulherin was appointed one day per week to the role of Executive Project Officer for ISCAST. Chris says:
In an increasingly globalised secular scientific culture the cutting edge of Christian engagement is the conversation about science and faith.
Date: Thursday 24 July 2014 at 7.30 pm.
Speaker: Dr Jonathan Clarke, BSc (Hons), PhD
Lecture Title: God and Natural Disasters
Venue: Main Common Room, New College, UNSW. Entrance is at 330 Anzac Parade, Kensington.
Date: March 2015
Venue: Serafino McLaren Vale (McLaren Vale, SA)
The international conference, Rediscovering the Spiritual in God's Creation, is being hosted by Tabor Adelaide...
Theme: 'Genetics - The language of God?'
Saturday 16 August, 3.00pm: Family service to commence Science Week.
Wednesday 20 August, 10.30-1.45am: Q/A on this theme for years 11 and 12 students (IB and VCE).
Thursday 21 August 6.15pm: public lecture on the theme by Dr Phil Batterham, Professor of Genetics at The University of Melbourne.
CLIMATE CHANGE, FAITH AND RURAL COMMUNITIES
How rural communities are affected by climate change and peak oil. What will be the future?
MARTIN J. HODSON AND MARGOT R. HODSON
Climate change is a major issue for this century with significant impact on the future of the countryside. The first part of this paper considers the expected impacts of climate change on rural communities in the UK and the contribution that these communities make to climate change. Climate change is complex and interacts with many other factors...
Audio mp3 files of Karin Sowada’s lecture are available for download now, with an abridged and revised pdf of her PowerPoint slides.
The Anglican EcoCare Journal is an Australian, peer-reviewed journal presenting an environmental contribution to theology and are currently calling for papers.
This journal will be published in September 2014 by the Anglican EcoCare Commission, an entity of the Diocese of Perth and will be available in both print and electronic form.
All papers for the first edition must be received by 16 July 2014
Date: Saturday 9th August, 2014
Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: 800 Waverley Rd, Glen Waverley (GWAC)
Keynote Speaker: John Lennox
2014 New College Lectures - September, NSW
Some see science and religion as in direct competition with one another, offering incompatible explanations for the same phenomena. Conflict is seen as inevitable. Projecting this idea back in time, the whole of Western history can be understood as a protracted battle between science and religion. Science is now winning the battle, in spite of minor religious resistance...
Have you visited the ISCAST Online Journal lately?
Papers are available for you to download in the form of articles, opinions, reviews, reflections and discussions.