New Zealand Christians in Science | Te Kāhui Whakapono ki Nga Kaipūtaiao o Te Motu.
We are a resourcing network promoting the conversation between science and faith.
Full members of NZCIS are scientists in industry and the academy who are Christians. Associate members are anyone with an interest in science and theology.
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The ISCAST–NZCIS Conversations, Part One 202210 weekly virtual conversations from the 3rd of March to the 12th of May. discussing one of the most important, complex, and pressing themes of today: Creation Care in the Climate-Change Century. Creation Care in
‘Conversations Series 2’: View HERE An intriguing ‘mixed bag’ of topics, shared with our Australian counterparts ISCAST. Weekly 1-hour webinar covering a range of aspects of the conversation between science and faith, including Mathematics and Faith, Attachment theory, Metaphysics, exegeting
March 2021 Education, Science and Faith Seminar The above summary, as well as other notes and slides from the seminar are available to view below: Silvia Purdie’s Summary (as above) Dr. Nicola Hoggard’s Notes Jody Kilpatrick’s Notes Jennifer Lewis’ Presentation
Wellington Winter LecturesSaturday 6 August St Johns Presbyterian Church, Willis St9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.$10 Speakers: Prof. Jeff Tallon, ‘Seeing the Invisible – black holes, the universe and our place in it’ Dr. Greg Liston, ‘Spirit, Time and Trasnformation’Dr. Gray Manicom, ‘What the MysteriesRead more
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason , and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
The question from agnosticism is, Who turned on the lights? The question from faith is, Whatever for?
The Universe begins to look more like a great thought than a great machine.
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Graeme Finlay‘s new book, Evolution & Eschatology: Genetic Science and the Goodness of God (Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books, 2022) Review by Stephen Pattemore I need to say at the outset that Graeme is a very particular personal friend, with whom I
Eliala Fihaki recently moved with her family to Auckland. She works with Tearfund New Zealand as Senior Programme Specialist.[i] Eliala is also doing a PhD through the University of the South Pacific. NZCIS Administrator, Silvia Purdie, interviewed Eliala as part of the
Selwyn Yeoman talks about his new book on ‘Dominion’, subtitled “A Christological Evaluation of the Idea of Human Dominion over Creation“ Purchase for $30.00/book plus $6.00 p and p, for one OR two copies; orders direct to Selwyn at <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Insights for individuals and the church, by Maureen Miner Bridges For the last fifty years Christians have been exposed to relational theology. Yet our understanding of Christians in relationship with God has scarcely benefited from psychological and neuroscientific advances in
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