The emotion of awe can be a bridge between science and faith. Just as worship can bring us to our knees, so can our experience of the natural world that science reveals to us. In recent years, awe has become a subject of scientific study and psychologists are beginning to understand the impact it has on us.
The Ciencia, Fe y Esperanza (i.e., Science, Faith, and Hope) project addresses the disconnection between faith and science in the Latinx community with the intent of creating a safe space for dialogue, providing education, and encouraging young people to see STEM careers as vocational callings.
About 25 years ago, largely as a result of grant...
Matters of choice, responsibility, and free will have entranced and entangled philosophers, theologians, and scientists for millennia. These questions cut to the heart of what it means to be human, and at times to the very nature of reality itself. So what do we know about it?
Several psychologists try to clarify what is known about personality and faith and how best to help the church understand it in this article for CT.
Are you looking materials to help your congregation think about the nature of life, or human persons, or the mind? The Ian Ramsey Centre has gathered experts from around the world in a collection of 51 short videos (nearly every one is less than 3-minutes).
Are you feeling like the summer’s coming to a close? I am. So I’d like to offer one last encouragement for you to find rest. My focus here will be on the ABCs of these “unforced rhythms of grace.” There’s some surprising science behind them.
This short video about the research by Amrisha Vaish on children, groups, and forgiveness may provide clues on how we can bridge some of what divides us.
Scripture includes veiled faces and countless expressions of emotion. The most famous smile comes in the priestly blessing from Numbers 6: “The Lord make his face to shine upon you.”… It penetrates through the masks that separate us from God and now from one another.
In Stone Age Minds, we acknowledge that our environments are constantly changing and ask: How do we become like Christ as ourselves, not just some cookie cutter lookalike version of Jesus? The book is focused using evolutionary psychology in a constructive manner to enable people to become who God created them to be.