Are Christianity and social justice incompatible? Or are they deeply integrated in ways that many Americans have forgotten or ignored? According to Robert Chao Romero, author of the new book Brown Church, Christians have much to learn from a 500 year history of Latina/o social justice, theology, and identity that even many Latina/os are unfamiliar with.
ESN loves to provide opportunities for members, and there’s still time to apply for the 2020 Christian Scholars Foundation Grant, offering $20k this year. A key membership benefit of ESN, this junior faculty grant is offered to an ESN member every year by the Christian Scholars Foundation (CSF). CSF generously partners with ESN to support […]
Science, Religion, and the Protestant Tradition: all major interests of many ESN readers. In this interview, we explore what James Ungureanu has to say about them in his new book.
When I was approached to lead conversations with graduate students about science and faith topics as part of the ESN STEAM grant project, I accepted with a good deal of hesitation.
What inspired you to write Faith across the Multiverse? “Inspiration came from many directions, including the story I tell in the book about making a spontaneous connection between math and theology during a group Bible study. But I think the biggest one was spending time chatting with comic book fans and seeing how many of them took for granted that being intelligent or scientific automatically ruled out belief in God. . . .”