Today’s guest post is the first of a new series of podcasts from The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion called Meet the Speaker. In this recording (transcript below) Eleanor Puttock interviews Ruth Bancewicz, asking about the cultural influences that have affected her career in science and religion. Continue reading
For mathematician Jennifer Siggers, imagination is vital to both her work and faith. In today’s podcast Jennifer explains why she expects to find a solution to the biological problems that she is studying, and why a Christian should be enthusiastic about doing science.
To find out more about Jennifer’s work and faith, and the importance of imagination, beauty and awe in both science and Christianity, see God in the Lab: How Science Enhances Faith (Monarch, 2015).
Belief in God can lead to a greater appreciation for science. This is the experience of Jeff Hardin, author of this week’s guest post. In today’s podcast he shares how for him, scientific discovery leads to worship. He also speaks about the work of Abraham Kuyper, and C.S. Lewis’s idea of ‘patches of Godlight’.
To find out more about Jeff’s work and faith, and the importance of beauty in both science and Christianity, see God in the Lab: How Science Enhances Faith (Monarch, 2015).
It can sometimes feel as if science needs to be justified by a useful outcome or reason other than simply exploring the world in itself. This was certainly the case for Bob Sluka, who struggled to see science as an integral part of his life as a Christian. Over time, he has learned that science is important in itself, and can be part of a Christian’s worship of God. In this podcast Bob shares his thoughts on this, and his experiences of awe in the ocean.
To find out more about Bob’s work and faith, and the importance of beauty, wonder and awe in both science and Christianity, see God in the Lab: How Science Enhances Faith (Monarch, 2015).
Today’s post is the second in a bi-weekly series of podcasts that began with an interview with John Polkinghorne. This week I interview Harvey McMahon, a lab head at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge about life in the lab for a Christian.
You can buy a copy of God in the Lab for £8.99 on the Lion Hudson website. For more information, please go to godinthelab.org.
Today’s post is a podcast from the Faraday Institute book club. I went to speak to the physicist-turned priest John Polkinghorne last summer, soon after the manuscript for God in the Lab had been completed. I quizzed him on his own experiences of creativity, imagination, beauty, wonder and awe in science, and how they affected his faith.
You can buy a copy of God in the Lab for £6 at the Faraday Institute online shop. For more information, please go to godinthelab.org or the Lion Hudson website.