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What Incarnation Tells us About Faith & Science

By sareymartin / December 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

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

By sareymartin / November 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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The Beauty of Analytic Theology: An Introduction

By sareymartin / October 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

“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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Featured Resource: What is Cognitive Science of Religion and What’s It Got to Do with Me?

By sareymartin / October 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you read the title of this post and thought, “What are they even talking about??”… read on! STAR’s chief project developer, Justin Barrett, is a cognitive scientist. This basically means he’s an expert in how people use their minds (note: not their brains) to think and learn. He helped to establish a sub-discipline called…

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What is STAR even?

By sareymartin / October 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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