Science & Christianity

ISCAST patron, Prof. Graeme Clark, wins another prestigious international award, the Shambaugh Prize

Press release from The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital congratulates Professor Graeme Clark, AC who was recently announced as the joint winner of the prestigious Shambaugh Prize.

One of the most highly respected science prizes in the world, the Shambaugh Prize recognizes a remarkable work in the field of Otology and related basic research.

Professor Clark is the first Australian to have been awarded the prize.

Revised Edition of "God and Science in Classroom and Pulpit" Now Available

This book will assist in creating a conversation on how to discuss the issues of science and faith, especially creation and evolution, in an open and honest way.

Controversies about science and faith – especially debates about creation and evolution – continue to engage Christian teachers and pastors. How do they deal with such questions and respond with answers that are both informed and intelligent?

Book Review: Thoughtful Theism

A work of calmness and clarity, Thoughtful Theism speaks directly to our age’s uneasy relationship to religion. It lives up to its title by modelling an honesty, candour and rigorous commitment to rationality rarely seen in the public square. Fr Andrew Younan displays an impressive ability to make a calm, positive case for theism.

Was the fall historical?

Will Jones considers the challenges to traditional understandings of the fall in the light of his view that "modern scientific understandings of human origins do not envisage any period when the natural world was not characterised by death or disease of various kinds."

America's Clergy Are Teaming Up With Scientists

"The [American Association for the Advancement of Science] had begun to wrestle with how they could address the country’s intensifying science-religion divide. The non-profit organization had become attuned to the fact that some Christians—and especially evangelicals—often went to religious leaders, instead of scientists, for answers to scientific questions. The society saw an opportunity: Educate future religious leaders in any and all things STEM."

Written by Rebecca Heilwe, this article looks at a program for scientific education among American clergy.

Technoscientific salvation? Transhumanism and the genetic revolution.

An interview with Denis Alexander

In September, ISCAST Executive Director Chris Mulherin interviewed well-known UK scientist Denis Alexander. Alexander holds a PhD in neurochemistry and conducted research in human genetics, molecular immunology, and cancer for forty years. In 2006 he founded the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at Cambridge, where was director until 2012.

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