Andrew Saunders Notes for NZCIS Winter Lecture 2021Firstly, some clarifications. I see anxiety as resulting from concerns about the future and what will happen; whereas I think depression is struggling with what has happened in the past …To me faith,
Today was a particularly joyous Sunday as I was able to receive the Lord’s supper, followed later by the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination. I wanted to reflect on what it meant for me, for the Christian community I am part of
By Prof. Jeff Tallon, physicist The Reverend Canon Sir John Polkinghorne KBE FRS passed away on 9 March 2021. While he distinguished himself in two separate careers, one as a professor of mathematical physics and the other, latterly, as an
Re John Polkinghorne, by Dr. Tim Medowdroft, Senior Research Fellow, Old Testament, Laidlaw College I was sad to hear this week that John Polkinghorne had died. I am not a scientist (not even close) on two counts, first that I
By Gray Manicom. Both Theology and Mathematics have been celebrated as “the queen of the sciences”. Perhaps the famous mathematician Gauss, who thus crowned Mathematics, was critiquing the aged words of the famous theologian Aquinas. Perhaps he was implying that
The amazing placenta: evolution and lifeline to humanness Summary: This article describes aspects of how the placenta arose in evolutionary time. It describes how the quality of placental function reflects environmental factors (including social ones) that impinge upon the mother.
On the 29th of March 2017 the first Launch Event was hosted by Maclaurin Chapel in Auckland. Speakers include: Welcome from the Rev Dr Carolyn Kelly Introduction to NZCIS from Dr Nicola Hoggard Creegan Followed by short talks from Dr
Written by Ruth M. Bancewicz reblogged with permission from Science and Belief Sometimes science can throw in questions that seem to upend theology completely, but is that a bad thing? In the end, faith can come out of those conversations far stronger