Our Common Prayerbook 16 – 1

This psalm (read the whole after the jump) begins with a plea based on a theological commitment: Protect me because I trust in You. Just what it means to trust in God is then spelled out in v. 2: I say to the Lord, “You are the Lord, my only source of well-being [or, "good"].” To [Read More...]

What Do Scientists Really Think? 2 (RJS)

We are looking at the recent book by Elaine Howard Ecklund Science vs Religion: What Scientists Really Think. The first installment is here. In chapter 5 Ecklund considers how religion is dealt with by professors in the University. Issues of science, religion, and the broader public sphere are unavoidable in our secular Universities. This is [Read More...]