After decades of analyzing the religious perspectives of scientists and the views religous people have about science, Elaine Howard Ecklund has now written a book for the church. In it, she offers eight shared values that can help advance the conversaton about science in our churches.
In their 2018 book, Creation Care, father and son team Douglas and Jonathan Moo invite readers to engage scripture through the lens of God’s purposes and love for the natural world. The book follows the contours of the bibilical story demonstrating that God’s compassion for creation is woven throughout all of scripture.
The church can and should be a place of refuge for those who experience mental illness. But many in our churches—from pastors to lay-leaders to the average person in the pews—feel poorly equipped to journey alongside those who live with such illnesses. Enter John Swinton’s 2020 book, Finding Jesus in the Storm.
Do you have participants in your ministry that are struggling with prayer? Unanswered prayers often lead to doubt that, in a world so-well described by science, perhaps God is powerless to respond. Scientist turned theologian David Wilkinson takes on these challenges directly.
All too often, the scientific study of religion is used to explain away belief and to support criticism of religion in general. Justin Barrett, an experimental psychologist and former co-area director for Young Life, takes the opposite approach.