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 Scholars with backgrounds in religion, science, or both have long been exploring the relationships among religious traditions and science. The resources below provide access points into this broad and diverse field.

 

  • The International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR) facilitates dialogue between science and religion. It has produced several statements and discussion documents of interest to the nexus of science and religion. The also host an excellent list of links to related resources, including the sites listed below.
     
  • The American Scientific Affiliation is a network of Christian scientists. Their website hosts several resources arranged by topics such as “Reading Genesis,” Adam and Eve,” “Intelligent Design,” “Environmental Stewardship,” and “Philosophy of Science.” Each topic has a short introduction and list of links to helpful resources. The site can be searched by topic (e.g., “big bang”).
     
  • BioLogos is an organization of Christian in the sciences and humanities that hosts discussion and advocates harmony between science and religion. Their website includes answers to common questions that laypeople often have about topics related to science and biblical interpretation. They also have a range of resources including recommended books and curricula for K-12 teaching about science and science and faith.
     
  • Counterbalance is an educational organization seeking to promote public understanding of science and its relation to ethical and religious concerns. Their site provides links to many science and religion topics.
     
  • The Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) facilitates communication between scientific and religious communities. Their work focuses on specific thematic areas that can be explored on their website.
     
  • The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion is an interdisciplinary research institute that host multimedia resources and the Test of FAITH series of videos that introduce resources on science and Christian faith.
     
  • Institute for the Bio-Cultural Study of Religion (IBCRS) aims to conduct research into the biological and cultural foundations of religion, train others to pursue such research, and share information about this study with the public. Their related website scienceonreligion.org represents their public outreach with news items and book reviews.
     
  • The National Association of Evangelicals asked several leading evangelical scholars to contribute to a short booklet When God and Science Meet which is available to download for free form their website. It has relevance for people beyond evangelical circles.
     
  • Wesley Nexus disseminates information about the dialogue between science and religion within the Wesleyan tradition and includes a list of resources available online.