Posts by sareymartin

What Incarnation Tells us About Faith & Science

This piece was originally shared in the December 2018 edition of our STAR Newsletter, but if you missed it then, here’s a something a little faith&science-y to kick of 2019’s Advent season. The STAR Office is working on a reunion of sorts. There’s a way of looking at the world that for many people, has…

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A Great Week for Unity in Faith/Science Podcasts

Two very helpful podcasts came out this week! We at STAR often talk about an approach to faith/science unity, which simply looks as specific questions and allows both theology and the sciences to inform the answers, without fear! Often the fear is that if we allow ourselves to have that kind of openness, allowing multiple…

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Tweet of the Week

“People’s sense that there generally is a conflict between religion and science seems to have less to do with their own religious beliefs than it does with their perceptions of other people’s beliefs.” Greg Cootsona partnered with STAR on the STEAM Project, as well as our SinC Assessment Summit. He cares a lot about faith/science unity, and…

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The Beauty of Analytic Theology: An Introduction

“Man, Sub-creator, the refracted Light through whom is splintered from a single White to many hues, and endlessly combined in living shapes that move from mind to mind.” – J.R.R. Tolkien A clear-cut definition of Analytic Theology (AT) can be slippery at times. It might be like trying to describe a flavor; you don’t fully…

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Some Science for your Plpit

How normal is it for you to hear something science-related at church on Sunday morning? Can you think of a time that you heard of a new finding from psychology or biochemistry, from your pastor’s sermon? This is the kind of thing we sought to encourage through the Plpit project. We ran a series of…

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Running Low on STEAM? We Can Help

Yikes… Using bad puns in blog posts already. Sorry, guys. STEAM actually stands for “Science and Theology for Emerging Adult Ministries.” Maybe you actually are running low on science and theology in your church or para-church ministry groups for young adults. Well, you’ve come to the right place. The STEAM Project was the product of…

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What is STAR even?

STAR was started within Fuller Seminary, as a department that develops projects with scholars and experts, having to do with the integration of faith and the sciences. But we have since attempted to evolve the way we talk about such issues, so that we say that phrase “faith and science” as little as possible. That…

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