John Haught’s delightful book “God after Darwin: A Theology of Evolution” offers many ideas. Although I do not fully agree with all of them – I am a bit reluctant about the Whiteheadian threads in some of Haught’s proposals – I think Haught does a tremendous job in showing how theology could be in consonance with […]
Book Review: Scientism, by John Cowburn SJ
– Tom Uytterhoeven – (An expanded version of this review will be published, together with many more reviews and reports on recent developments in the field of science and religion, in the next issue of ESSSAT-News. See here for more info on ESSSAT-membership) Is scientism a word we need, and if so: for what purposes […]
“Different Worldviews”, or: What is my research about?
“What's your research about?”, friends ask me occasionally – only to get a confused look in their eyes after I start using words like “evolution”, “culture”, and “religion” in the same sentence. I could of course refer them to the online project description (yes, there's a goofy picture of me…). But as pictures say more […]
On the Theological Importance of the Science-Religion Debate
– Tom Uytterhoeven – It’s a strange thing to do theology: your business is to make as intelligible as possible what people, who share the same religion as you do, actually believe when they express their faith in spoken or written words, rituals, visual arts or any other form of culture. This means a theologian […]