As a forester, I have had a passing interest in what has become eco-theology since the mid-1970s. In that time a number of “theologies of the environment” have been produced, each claiming to be THE Christian position on the subject.
The following is my attempt at presenting those I have been exposed to and to describe them dispassionately with what I see to be their their strengths and weaknesses. Clearly there are differences among Christians in defining the problem and which Christian principles should apply.
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ISCAST Fellow Mark Worthing has recently had two new books released. Although they are not about science and faith, they do engage with the wider dialogue between Christian faith and culture and may be of interest to fellow Iscastians.
How living in an age of science and technology affects our understanding of Christianity: A 15-minute ISCAST board brainstorm (December 2016)
The ISCAST Digest is a periodic circulation of collated news, views and wider events of interest to the ISCAST community.
Volume 8, Issue 4 of the ISCAST Digest is now available for download.
Christian Voices in the Environment Debate
Richard W. Gijsbers, November 2016
Rev. Dr Chris Mulherin interviews Rev. Dr Alister McGrath for The Melbourne Anglican. The full interview and audio will be published in early 2017.
The laws of nature: the ancient origins of a modern scientific puzzle, and its relationship to Christianity
A podcast by Anna Goodman, neuroscientist, and Ruth Bancewicz asking what we can find out from studying neurological disease. How has Anna found a way to fit family life and career together, and how do both of those aspects of life complement her faith and role in the church?
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