Were Columbus, Galileo, Freud and Darwin really swimming against the intellectual current of their times, or is there more to their stories than meets the eye?
In a three-part series for Thinking Faith, Michael Fuller, an Anglican priest with a background in organic chemistry, will challenge popular notions about the relationship between science and theology.
Isabel Smyth SND examines the origins of Nostra aetate, the Second Vatican Council’s decree on the Church and other faiths, and the enormous impact it had on inter-faith relations.
Brian Kilbey argues that we can think about God's creativity in a way that recognises and welcomes the full value of the theory of evolution and the insights that it offers.
As Pope Benedict XVI is welcomed by the Scottish public on the streets of Edinburgh, there is much anticipation of what he will say to the people of the UK over the course of his four-day visit.
Fr Michael Paul Gallagher SJ embarks on a journey with ten 'giants' of modern Catholic scholarship and hopes that, by the end of the voyage, they will be accessible to others.
‘The name we give to God, The Trinity, marks the depth and height of the Christian knowledge and experience of who God is.’ James Hanvey SJ considers how we might begin to think and speak about the loving relationship between Father, Son and Spirit into which we ourselves are welcomed
Joe Egerton urges us to reflect on what Edith Stein, twentieth century philosopher, martyr and canonised saint, had to say about the morality of government, and recognise that the Members of the House of Commons are elected to be above all the guardians of virtue in public life.
Dr Murdo Macdonald considers the ethical and theological questions raised by the development of ‘artificial life’: are scientists really ‘playing God’?
Michael Barnes SJ examines the themes in Meeting God in Friend and Stranger, which reminds us that whenever we embrace the ‘atmosphere of curiosity’ that stimulates interreligious exchanges, we are participating in the very dialogue that God initiated with humankind.
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