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Do you want to get up to speed on how science and Christianity work together? Do you prefer to watch or listen than read, or find it easier to fit podcasts into your day? This collection of talk recordings is the perfect place to start. Listen or watch in order, or dip into what takes your fancy when you have time. Enjoy! And let us know how you get on.

  1. Worshipping God with Science, by the Faraday Church Engagement Director, Ruth Bancewicz. What is science, and do scientists have spiritual experiences? How does science relate to Christianity? With stats and stories as well as theology and practical tips and resources for church life, this is a great intro to the topic for church leaders.
  2. Exploring Big Questions with Children and Young People by the Faraday Youth and schools programme co-Director, Steph Bryant
  3. Quintessence of Dust: Science, Religion, History and the Human by sociologist Nick Spencer. How the relationship between science and Christianity has been more interesting and less full of conflict than you think!
  4. Supporting and making use of scientists in congregations by biochemist Andrew Halestrap. What’s it like being a Christian in Science, and how can the church both help and tap into the talents of scientists?
  5. Good news for God’s earth? The church and creation care by theologian and practical creation carer Dave Bookless
  6. Artificial Intelligence: Humanity in the Age of AI, by Faraday Executive Director and former tech company President Graham Budd. AI poses fundamental questions for science, theology and philosophy about what it means to be human and intelligent, which will influence the choices we make in shaping the future of AI.
  7. Thinking Theologically About Mental Health: Bible, Church and Spirit by mental health nurse and theologian John Swinton
  8. Creation and Evolution, by theologian and pastor Matt Fell
  9. Bioethics: Key Issues for Church Leaders by biologist and author Denis Alexander. Outlining some approaches to ethical issues, and then applying them to case studies
  10. Neuroscience and Free Will: Are we just driven by our brains? By neuroscientist, author and apologist Sharon Dirckx