Event - Rediscovering the Spiritual in God's Creation

Date: March 2015

Venue: Serafino McLaren Vale (McLaren Vale, SA)

The international conference, Rediscovering the Spiritual in God's Creation, is being hosted by Tabor Adelaide...

Agriculture and Theology project


How rural communities are affected by climate change and peak oil. What will be the future? 


Climate change is a major issue for this century with significant impact on the future of the countryside. The first part of this paper considers the expected impacts of climate change on rural communities in the UK and the contribution that these communities make to climate change. Climate change is complex and interacts with many other factors...

Conflict? What conflict? - Science, Religion and the Conflict Myth

Brunswick Uniting Church invites you to join the conversation

Thursday 17 July, 7.30pm: Science and Christianity: a crucial conversation

Thursday 31 July, 7.30pm: Science and Christianity: unravelling the Conflict Myth

Presented by Chris Mulherin

Anglican EcoCare Journal - Papers on Environment & Spirituality

The Anglican EcoCare Journal is an Australian, peer-reviewed journal presenting an environmental contribution to theology and are currently calling for papers.

This journal will be published in September 2014 by the Anglican EcoCare Commission, an entity of the Diocese of Perth and will be available in both print and electronic form.

All papers for the first edition must be received by 16 July 2014

Event - Exploring the Territories of Science and Religion

 2014 New College Lectures - September, NSW

Some see science and religion as in direct competition with one another, offering incompatible explanations for the same phenomena. Conflict is seen as inevitable. Projecting this idea back in time, the whole of Western history can be understood as a protracted battle between science and religion. Science is now winning the battle, in spite of minor religious resistance...

Mick Pope on 'Harmony in Diversity'

An ISCAST fellow, Mick Pope, has recently been on the community television program 'Harmony in Diversity'. These clips are available on Youtube (links below).

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Is It Rational to Believe in Miracles?

Whether it is rational to believe in miracles depends a great deal on what one might call the ‘big picture’ we have of reality, the assumptions and ideas that form the canvas or background to the way in which we interpret and understand the world. Even the word ‘miracle’, from the Latin miraculum meaning ‘object of wonder,’ implies a contrast with a background, an event that is remarkable and different from what is experienced ordinarily.


Put down the smart drugs – cognitive enhancement is ethically risky business

Cognitive performance enhancers promise to deliver a better version of ourselves: smarter, more alert and more mentally agile. But what if such enhancement was no longer a personal choice but a socially and legally enforced responsibility? In the final instalment of Biology and Blame, Nicole A Vincent and Emma A. Jane explore the risks of normalising this emerging trend.

Is there a natural death?

Is there a natural death? Can death be a natural part of a ‘good’ creation? Robert Martin from the City Bible Forum explores this question.


God & Nature magazine

God & Nature magazine is a literary resource promoting conversation beyond the origins controversy in science and Christian faith.





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