CFP: Online Resource in Science-Engaged Theology
Submission deadline: August 16, 2021
How can theologians employ science in the service of theology?
The Science-Engaged Theology Project (University of St Andrews) has launched an online resource to advance studies on the interrelationship between scientific and theological subdisciplines: https://www.theo-puzzles.ac.uk.
Science-Engaged Theology encourages research that gives concrete answers to “Theological Puzzles”.
A Puzzle is a theological question that heads toward concrete answers, deals with possible objections, is transparent about using a methodology appropriate to its success conditions, and in principle unsolvable without the help of, at least, some empirical data.
We invite submissions that bring scientific and theological subdisciplines into constructive conversation Some illustrative examples are: moral theology and genetics, pneumatology and developmental psychology, theological anthropology and genetics, ecclesiology and cognitive science, etc.
We encourage submissions from all religious traditions.
Authors receive £950 upon publication (may be subject to tax). Entries are peer-reviewed.
These puzzles will be useful discussion points for undergraduate and postgraduate teachers, as well as important research contributions in their own right.
If you want to contribute or discuss a proposal, please get in touch with [email protected]
For more information about the online resource, structure and word limit, please see: https://www.theo-puzzles.ac.uk/contribute/