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The Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science, and Technology is dedicated to expanding awareness and promoting conversation about the implications of science and technology for Christian faith and life.
Since 1991, the Alliance has been an independent Lutheran organization recognized by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The membership includes scientists, science teachers, rostered leaders (clergy and lay), and other interested lay people.
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Latest Articles from Covalence, the Online Magazine of the Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science and Technology
Awe and the Sabbath rhythm of life – Part one
Shortly before his death, Sir Isaac Newton, one of the most brilliant minds in all science and mathematics, declared: “I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy, playing on the seashore, and diverting myself, in...
Mystery, awe, and wonder on a Sunday
[Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from a sermon given on Feb. 12, 2023, which was designated “Mystery, Awe and Wonder” Sunday as promoted by the Clergy Letter Project. The livestream of the full service may be viewed at the bottom of this article]. Diatoms are...
University of Chicago to host lecture
The Divinity School of the University of Chicago is hosting a public lecture from Peter Harrison on April 25 at 4:30 p.m. Harrison, a science and religion scholar, is currently a professorial research fellow and the director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in...
Washington University professor named fellow to AAAS
S. Joshua Swamidass, an associate professor of pathology and immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, was welcomed as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Interestingly, Swamidass is also well known for his...
LSTC Epic of Creation session online on March 6
Grace Wolf-Chase, a senior scientist and senior education and communication specialist with the Planetary Science Institute, will discuss “Cosmic Creation through the Ages,” on March 6 at 6:30 p.m. The lecture is part of the Epic of Creation course at Lutheran School...
Will AI save us? Machine learning’s paradoxical mission to solve humanity’s climate change dilemma
In the hunt for the ultimate climate change "disrupter," Silicon Valley in recent years has sought out ways to apply technology to a problem that many are concerned our digital footprint is only making worse: climate change. In the last year 12 to 18 months, a new...