Wiliam Storrar is the director of the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, N.J., an ecumenical institute for interdisciplinary research in religion. The center designates several topics to study for a year or more and has, to date, focused on religion and violence, law and religious freedom, evolution and moral identity, among others.
Michael Schulson is a freelance writer who oversees Religion Dispatches‘ science and religion portal, “The Cubit.” He also writes at Undark. He lives in Durham, N.C.
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman is the founding director of Sinai and Synapses, an organization that brings together Judaism and science, mostly through the introduction of scientists into synagogue programming. He is based in Westchester County, N.Y.
Fuji Lozada is a professor of anthropology and environmental studies at Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., where he specializes in Chinese society. He teaches a course titled “Science, Religion and Society.”
William Brown is a professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga. He teaches several courses that combine science and theology with a special focus on ecology and “creation care.” He is the author of The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science and the Ecology of Wonder.
Peyton West is director of the Help for Threatened Wildlife Foundation at the Frankfurt Zoological Society and works with the Dialogue on Science, Education and Religion on initiatives concerning evangelical Christians and theological seminaries. She can address successful ways conservation scientists and religious groups are working together on environmental issues, such as the preservation of elephants.
The Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science and Technology is an independent organization recognized by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America that works to promote awareness, conversation and action on the implications of science and technology on faith. The Rev. Bruce Booher of First Lutheran Church in Plano, Ill., is the chair. Contact via Heather Dean.
The Society of Ordained Scientists is an ecumenical fellowship of ordained people with an expertise in science, medicine or technology. The SOS has several aims, including “To offer to God in our ordained role the work of science and technology in the exploration and stewardship of creation.” The Rev. Keith Suckling of St. Peter’s Church in […]
William Gail is a meteorologist and past president of the American Meteorological Society. He is the author of Climate Conundrums: What the Climate Debate Reveals About Us, which examines, in part, the objections of some religious groups to climate change science. He is co-founder and chief technology officer of Global Weather Corp. in Boulder, Colo.