ISCAST fellow Mark Worthing awarded 2019 silver award by ARPA

Congratulations to ISCAST fellow Mark Worthing for winning the 2019 silver award by ARPA (Australasian Religious Press Association) for best article for ‘Is Science Replacing God?’.

You can read the article via this link: https://www.thelutheran.com.au/is-science-replacing-god/

For a pdf of the article in The Lutheran click here


"Unlikely Allies: Monotheism and the Rise of Science" now available from ISCAST

In Unlikely Allies: Monotheism and the Rise of Science, Mark Worthing investigates the claims of religious traditions that they played a unique role in the rise of the natural sciences. The author argues that monotheism in general, more than any particular manifestation of it, was significant in the development of modern science. Certain key features of monotheism provided fertile conditions for the rise of the natural sciences and Christianity, while not solely responsible for producing these conditions, played a significant role.

Aug/18 11:00
St Peter’s Eastern Hill, 15 Gisborne St, East Melbourne

Science at St Peter’s

St Peter's Eastern Hill will be recognising science week with an event involving a service, afternoon tea, and a discussion on the theme of science week for 2019 – namely, "Destination Moon: More Missions, More Science". Our Executive Director, Chris Mulherin, will be preaching at the services at 9.30 and 11 a.m.

The discussion will look at some questions raised by the topic, such as: