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'Look well on these skies'

Subtitled 'Amazed by Science, illuminated by Religion - Exploring the debate on Science and Religion', 'Look well on these skies' is a short booklet produced in March 20016 by Mayfield Salisbury Church in Edinburgh in response to the 'Scientists in Congregations - Scotland' initiative supported by the Templeton Foundation.

Highly recommended for anyone interested in the interface between science and faith, a copy can be downloaded using this link: 'Look well on these skies'. 

Rev Professor David Fergusson

The following video is of a sermon preached by Rev Professor David Fergusson FBA FRSE, Principal of New College, and University of Edinburgh Gifford Lecturer, in Mayfield Salisbury Church on Sunday 6th March, the day the booklet 'Look well on these skies' was launched.

Professor John Lennox

Professor John Lennox is a mathematician, philosopher of science and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. (See http://www.johnlennox.org/)

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins is an Evolutionary Biologist and was Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University from 1995 to 2008

Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sachs

"Science takes things apart to see how they work. Religion puts things together to see what they mean."

 

Christian Aid
Refugee Crisis: The Way Forward

A political response is the long-term solution to the devastating conflict in Syria which has led to a massive refugee crisis in the Middle East and in Europe. Christine Allen, Christian Aid's Director of Policy and Public Affairs sets out how we believe the UK and the international community should respond. For more information or to donate to the Refugee Crisis appeal, go to https://donate.christianaid.org.uk/refugees.

 

Templeton Prize Lecture - Not in God's Name:
Confronting Religious Violence

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks University of St Andrews 9th May 2016

 

Dundee Presbytery Mission Partner

Rev Kate McDonald

Rev Kate McDonald (formerly Reynolds) is Dundee Presbytery's Mission Partner in Tiberias, a town on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. Here she speaks about her work as a priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church.

Take a pew - new from the Kirk

The Church of Scotland has launched a series of online video conversations about faith.  The first one features the STV broadcaster and author John MacKay.

 

Take a pew with Ruth Davidson