Science in Christian Life: Conflict, Cooperation, Integration

Course Description

This course employs the activities of the Spring Academy Week to enable students to explore key issues in science for the practice of ministry. Among the happenings of that week on which students may choose to focus are: lectures and workshops on “Faith, Science and Action” through the Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania; a retreat sponsored by TEY for high school students on science and Christian Life; Preaching Perspectives on “Preaching & Science in a Time of Creation-Crisis;” many exciting guest lecturers; many interesting workshops relevant to congregational leadership and science; and interesting movies/some food. A great way to focus on the activities of SAW, receive course credit and learn much for ministry. 1.5 credits.

  • Course Categories: Pastoral Theology
  • Science Topics: History & Philosophy of Science, Neuroscience, Brain, & Mind, Physics and Cosmos
  • Seminaries: Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg
  • Syllabus: Science in Christian Life: Conflict, Cooperation, Integration
  • Tags:
    evolution, neuroscience, pastoral theology, Intelligent Design, Doctrine of Creation, mainline protestant, science in christian life

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In furtherance of the AAAS mission of advancing science in service to society, AAAS|DoSER’s role in the Science for Seminaries project is to support efforts to integrate science into seminary education. AAAS|DoSER does not advise on or endorse the theological content of the participating seminaries.