History of Science Recommendations from Ted Davis

Last week, Edward B. (“Ted”) Davis, Distinguished Professor of the History of Science at Messiah College (Grantham, PA) and outgoing president of the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA), shared with us how he became interested in History of Science and someRead more…

Interview: Ted Davis, the Story of a Historian of Science

In preparation for next week’s 65th Annual Meeting of the American Scientific Affiliation,* I interviewed the outgoing ASA President, Edward B. (“Ted”) Davis.  As you may remember from an earlier post, Ted serves as the Distinguished Professor of the HistoryRead more…

Highlighting Community: Spring Lectures, The Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science

Through the Highlighting Community feature, ESN shares the work of likeminded organizations and groups. Today, we’re delighted to tell readers about two free upcoming lectures at Messiah College, sponsored by Messiah College Ministries and The Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science. If you’re local, consider attending; if not, we hope you’ll be encouraged to see the work historian of science Ted Davis is doing with the Forum. Read more…

6/22: From COSMOS to PSYCHE early bird reg. extended!

Update: Deadline for the early-bird registration for From COSMOS to PSYCHE extended from June 15 to June 22. (Note: on-line registration available through July 25). From COSMOS to PSYCHE Joint annual meeting of the American Scientific Affiliation, the Canadian Scientific andRead more…

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Lent brings me back to reflections on loss, grief, suffering

Last week I began the 2012 series with Entering Lent: “I Want” in Higher Education. As you may remember, Kent Annan’s “After Shock” saturated my 2011 Lenten reflection. With Kent’s recent visit to South Central PA and the deep chord which “I Want” struck not only with me, but also a number of the students with whom I watched it, I wondered if my 2012 reflections would largely draw from his earlier book “Following Jesus Through the Eye of the Needle” (InterVarsity Press, 2009). Although this may still occur, on Friday I began reading a new book.Read more…

Wrestling with Science, Faith, & Public Policy in D.C.

The 65th Annual Meeting of the American Scientific Affiliation:  Science, Faith, & Public Policy is just over a month away (July 30 – August 2, Washington D.C.) and I hope that Emerging Scholars in the sciences will give participation seriousRead more…

An Obituary for the “Warfare” View of Science and Religion

Do you have Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths about Science and Religion on your reading list (personal and/or group discussion)?  The book’s edited by one of the names in the study of science-religion in America, i.e., Ronald L.Read more…

Week in Review

Welcome to this week’s Week in Review! If you have your own link or suggestion, please add it to the comments, or email it to Tom or Mike. From Tom Change or Die: Scholarly E-Mail Lists, Once Vibrant, Fight forRead more…