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"
The ISCAST journal Christian Perspectives on Science and Technology is in need of a voluntary editor (or co-editors).
CPOSAT is a serious journal and the role of editor is an important one. Do you know anyone who might fit the bill?
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.
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.
Audio mp3 files of Dr Jonathan Clarke’s lecture and the Q & A session following it and a pdf copy of his PowerPoint slides at either 1 slide per page (1pp) or 2 slides per page (2pp) are available for download now.
The Christian challenge of our time: the conversation with science
Chris Mulherin, August 2014
Ross Macmillan, August 2014.
Dominion over nature — Is traditional Christianity really the eco-villain?
Robert Brennan, August 2014.
Review of Sir John Houghton's book 'In the Eye of the Storm'
John Pilbrow, August 2014.
There's been a bit of activity of late surrounding popular concerns over chemicals and their proliferation in our lives.
Unfortunately, scientists and their science communicator brethren have made a dog's breakfast of trying to bring a bit of light and clarity to the discussion.
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.