Celebrating Darwin: Religion And Science Are Closer Than You Think

Celebrating Darwin: Religion And Science Are Closer Than You Think

“When it comes to evolution and Big Bang cosmology, what positions do different faith communities take? There’s actually less conflict between the faith and science communities than you might think. And while there has been no shortage of controversies between the two camps—with disputes about the science curriculum in US public schools a relatively current one—only 11% of Americans belong to religions that openly reject evolution or Big Bang Cosmology. Take a look at the graph below and hover over any religion to see its position on the matter or click to see more details.” Huffington Post Religion Blog, Posted: 02/12/2013 6:41 am


Lenten Carbon Fast: How about Lent for all of creation?

From the Tearfund website: Our day-to-day lives may not be impacted severely by the changing climate – yet.carbonfast2012

But what about people who struggle to feed their families or find a home that won’t get washed away, or who can’t work because the fields have been destroyed by droughts and storms?

Join us in the Carbon Fast this Lent to respond to this challenge, remembering how God has called us to respect and look after his good creation and to protect poor people who we know are suffering the most.

The Carbon Fast has now begun! And you, and your church, can get involved in the following ways:

  1. Get our weekly Carbon Fast email – Sign up using the form below.
  2. Download the Carbon Fast 2013 weekly actions for your church.
  3. You can also follow the Carbon Fast on Twitter – @TFCampaigns, #carbonfast or Facebook.
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