In this follow-up to his previous and provocative article, “Do the heavens declare the glory of God?”, Fergus McGinley critiques “scientific ideology” and attempts to retrieve the soul.
A Reckless God? Currents and Challenges in the Christian Conversation with Science, edited by ISCAST Executive Director Chris Mulherin, Roland Ashby, John Pilbrow and Stephen Ames, can be ordered from ISCAST. This book is the first in the new "ISCAST Nexus" series. The book includes contributions by Alister McGrath, Jennifer Wiseman, Rodney Holder, Tom McLeish, Jürgen Moltmann and others. It includes responses to Richard Dawkins, Stephen Fry, Lawrence Krauss and Phillip Adams. From the back cover:What sort of God would create such an unimaginably vast and beautiful universe?
Published by Morning Star Publishing, both books are collections of articles that have appeared in The Melbourne Anglican (TMA). A Faith to Live By is a collection of interviews, while A Reckless God? Currents and Challenges in the Christian Conversation with Science, a joint publication with ISCAST, is a collection of articles about science and faith.
Press release from The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital congratulates Professor Graeme Clark, AC who was recently announced as the joint winner of the prestigious Shambaugh Prize.
One of the most highly respected science prizes in the world, the Shambaugh Prize recognizes a remarkable work in the field of Otology and related basic research.
Professor Clark is the first Australian to have been awarded the prize.
This book will assist in creating a conversation on how to discuss the issues of science and faith, especially creation and evolution, in an open and honest way.
Controversies about science and faith – especially debates about creation and evolution – continue to engage Christian teachers and pastors. How do they deal with such questions and respond with answers that are both informed and intelligent?
Sociologist Tom Aechtner on why complexity is better than conflict and how we change our minds.
Tom Aechtner was a speaker at this year's COSAC and Dr Natasha Moore (from the Centre for Public Christianity) recorded this interview with him there. In the interview, Tom tackles the vital and very current problem of, "...mass persuasion, why we believe and disbelieve things and how we can get past pointing fingers and yelling at each other."
Michael Wong is an ISCAST fellow, a psychiatrist and a recent member of the ISCAST board until his move to Hong Kong. As you will see from the book he is also trained in theology and hermeneutics. The publisher's website says: