The divergent philosophies of both Freud and Lewis are an admixture of early childhood history, pain and suffering, as well as thoughtful philosophical analysis. Their lives and the conclusions they reach give the lie to a mutually exclusive conflict model between science and faith. It’s just not that simple.
In a series of short videos, many of which comprise interviews with leading scientists and philosophers, the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion poses a variety of questions such as “What is Life?”, “What is a Person?”, “Why is the Brain Divided?” and “Are We Naturally Religious?”
“Pope Francis’ second encyclical, Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home offers a rich theological resource for Catholics and Protestants alike. Considering topics such as consumerism, development, environmental degradation, and global warming, the Pope ties these to the Gospel as well as the social and ethical teachings of the church.
AAAS DoSER Lecture — A Climate of Hope: Scientists and Faith Communities Addressing the Climate Crisis
This lecture hosted by AAAS DoSER addresses how scientists and faith communities can draw on the strengths of their communities to better work together in responding to climate change.
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.”
Faith and science was one of the major themes of the Anglican Communion’s 2022 Lambeth Conference. In preparation for the meeting, the church produced videos with bishops from around the world as well as a few scientists. Viewable as one 55-minute film or in 5 shorter parts, the videos engage the question “Why Should the Church Care about Science?”.