Race continues to be an issue for American culture and the church. This 3-minute video, developed for use in religous settings, introduces some of the relevant science and can complement the work we are doing in the church to increase understanding about race and racism.
Race & Science
This video is a great tutorial on the biology of race. Why does human skin color vary so much? Anthropologist Dr. Nina Jablonski explains the evoluntionary trade-offs of our varied melanin.
This summer, many of us are going on fewer trips, and so let’s see where excellent reading in faith and science can take us.
science informs our prayers of confession. Whether it is our selfish nature that compels us to prioritize ourselves and our families, or the study of various neuroses, or understanding how our emotions get the best of us, science has a lot to say about sin.
Over the past three years, I thought I was researching science and religion in America. I thought the outcome would be uncovering new insights and then write an academic book to contribute the body of knowledge. Along the way, I found a history of racism expressed, intensified, and even weaponized, through science.