In 2021, Kathryn Hayhoe published Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World. As her publisher summarizes, “Over the past fifteen years Hayhoe has found that the most important thing we can do to address climate change is talk about it—and she wants to teach you how.”
When Greg’s recent sermons weave in some science, we want to share them with you as examples of how preaching with science can work.
While Christian theologians generally believe we are uniquely made in the image of God, few agree on the details of what it is that makes humans unique. The topic is rich and complex, requiring us to consider Scripture, theology and science. In an attempt to do this complexity justice, BioLogos has produced six podcast episodes on the imago Dei which at least provide a good opening to the conversation.
Wheaton Professor John Walton’s The Lost World of Adam and Eve considers how reading Genesis 2 and 3 with consideration to the culture in which it was written can inform our understanding not only of the scriptural text itself but also how we interact with scientific knowledge about the origins of humans.
What better way to learn how to integrate science in a sermon than by example? Here’s one from Greg that he preached for Trinity Sunday. It includes Augustine, C.S. Lewis, banana slugs, and beauty.