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January 2012

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Call for Proposals

This Group invites paper and panel proposals that engage the natural sciences from religious perspectives and consider the import of developments in science and technology for religion. We encourage proposals on the following topics:

  • How best to talk (or not) about miracles in light of theology and twenty-first century science — for a cosponsored session with the Open and Relational Theologies Group (only brief presentations will be permitted during the session)
  • Creative and effective pedagogies and strategies for teaching science and religion
  • Explorations of extinction and its theological implications
  • Gordon Kaufman’s work in science and religion


This Group supports scholarship that explores the relationship of religion, theology, technology, and the natural sciences. We support research that attempts to bridge the gap between religious and scientific approaches to reality and encourage the development of constructive proposals that encourage engagement and dialogue with the sciences, along with a critical assessment of the meaning and impact of technologies for the human condition and the natural world.

Anonymity of Review Process

Proposals are anonymous to Chairs and steering committee members during review, but visible to Chairs prior to final acceptance or rejection.


James Haag
Suffolk University
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Lea Schweitz
Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago
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Method of Submission


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