Did God want humans to find a way to live forever? Religious transhumanists say embracing radical human enhancement is a faithful act.
Gene editing could provide a revolutionary cure for gene-linked diseases. But does it take medicine too far?
Marc Kaufman is a science writer and author of First Contact: Scientific Breakthroughs in the Hunt for Life Beyond Earth. He writes the blog “Many Worlds.”
Deborah Johnson is a professor emeritus of applied ethics in science, technology and society at the University of Virginia. Best known for her work on computer ethics and engineering ethics, Johnson’s research examines the ethical, social, and policy implications of technology, especially information technology. She was part of a panel on AI and religion at the […]
Ben Zeller is an associate professor of religion at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Ill. Much of Zeller’s research has been focused on the intersection of religion and science. He is an expert on so-called UFO religions – religions that incorporate beliefs outsiders would consider science fiction – such as Heaven’s Gate, and other […]
The Pontifical Academy of Sciences is the scientific office of the Roman Catholic Church and is located at the Vatican. It has multiple goals, including promoting the progress of the mathematical, physical and natural sciences and the study of related epistemological questions and issues. Members include scientists, clergy and laypersons. Werner Arber is president.
The Canadian Scientific & Christian Affiliation describes itself as “a fellowship of scientists and those interested in science, who want to understand how science should best interact with the life-giving Christian tradition.” Donald McNally is executive director.
Christians in Science is a British-based international organization open to scientists, teachers, students and others interested in the dialogue and interface of Christianity and science. It maintains local groups across the British Isles. Dr. Diana Briggs is the secretary.
The Executive Council Committee on Science, Technology and Faith is a committee of the Episcopal Church charged with to identifying, exploring and recommending policies to the church on emerging issues in science and technology and their implications for Christian faith, life, and practice. Rev. Alistair So is the chair.