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  • Bioethics Chair LSI

    By on October 13, 2011

    Cátedra de Bioetica, School of Theology Universidad Pontificia Comillas Madrid The main objective of this society is to shed light on moral dilemmas arising from rapid progress made in the biomedical sciences, responsibility and stewardship in ecological matters and the distribution of resources, and the right to health care. Leaders aim to encourage interdisciplinary reflection and research by bringing together

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  • Towards Reconciliation of Religion with Science

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    Trnava University Bratislava Comprised of faculty of Theological Institute, philosophy and science faculty at Trnava University and the Slovak Academy of Science, this society has been working together for several years. The group holds regular meetings to explore, discuss and contribute to individual activities. Topical focus explores the areas of physics, astronomy, biology, philosophy, theology, and more. Support for this

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  • Polylogos

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    Science, Religion and Philosophy: A Search for Communication and ToleranceMatej Bel University Banska Bystrica  This society is the first of its kind “after forty years of atheistic ideology in the former Czechoslovakia” had prevented any “systematic dialog among scientists, philosophers, and religious thinkers.” According to the society leaders, the various groups in the region “had their own monologues, but there was

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  • Science and Spirituality Dimensions

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    Slovak Physical Society Bratislava This society was established by a group of practicing scientists interested in open discussion of science and faith issues and in the search for new answers to profound questions posed by scientific investigation. Stimulated by the activities of existing LSI groups in Slovakia, this group brings a complementary dimension by engaging a scientifically based organization as

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  • Dialogue on Science and Religion Workshops Organized for Natural Sciences, Philosophy and Theology

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    Ustredie Slovenskej Krestanskej Inteligencie (USKI) Federation of Slovak Christian Intellectuals Section for Science and Religion Bratislava In existence since 1919 (working in exile from 1948 to 1989), the Federation of Slovak Christian Intellectuals is a member of Pax Romana, working for the deepening of Christian values in cultural, scientific, social, and political spheres. Drawing from scientists from various disciplines, the

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  • Science-Religion Dialog and Critical Thinking

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    Faculty of Philosophy, Catholic University RuzomberokRuzomberok  This group consists of scholars specializing in natural sciences, bioethics, theology, philosophy, and mass media communications. An internal group of nine scholars from CU and four scholars from neighboring institutions work in conjunction with efforts of the two previously established LSIs in Slovakia, as well as the international Society for Critical Thinking. The object

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  • Academy-Dialogue

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    International Higher Education Academy of Science Moscow An interdisciplinary and inter-confessional organization, IHEAS holds more than 30 international, national, and regional conferences, workshops, symposia and other scientific and educational forums each year. As a new comprehensive “section” of their current work, the Academy-Dialogue program organizes public lectures and seminars on the history and current state of science theology and education.

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  • New State Russian School Curricula and Student Summer School on Religion and Science

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    Moscow State University Moscow Monthly interdisciplinary committee meetings with specialists in the natural sciences, humanities, and theology are held by this society, culminating in summary presentations of the society’s works at the annual “Russian Inter-Region Symposium” – which brings together representatives of all of the active LSI societies throughout Russia. The group also hosts roundtable discussions during the Russian Congresses

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  • Vladimir Dialogue

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    Vladimir State University Vladimir Monthly interdisciplinary seminars engage specialists working in the natural sciences, humanities and theology to explore topics in ecology, biology, medicine, philosophy, history, ethnography, folklore and theology. These monthly meetings form the basis for annual conferences on Russian inter-religious dialogues and scientific discovery. The group also organizes special student seminars and conferences. All lectures are combined into

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  • God’s Design In Human’s Presentations (Christian Theology and Modern Science: Interrelations, Problems, Decisions)

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    St. Petersburg State University, Russia Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia, and National Technical University Kharkov, Ukraine Combining a geographically and disciplinarily diverse group of scholars, students, professional scientists, technology experts, and clergy, this group conducts monthly meetings involving representatives of the Russian Academy of Science’s Institute of Philosophy, the Kharkov Polytechnic University’s Department of Philosophy, and

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  • Quest for Modern World Views

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    Chair of Philosophy, Ufa State Institute of Service Ufa This growing group of philosophers, researchers, scholars and students from various disciplines, as well as interested community members, formed in Ufa in 1995. In addition to students and scholars, members of the union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists, the Spiritual Board of Moslems, the Russian Orthodox Church and members of the local Jewish

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  • SPECRS Workshops for Academic and Civic Groups

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    St. Petersburg Education Center for Religion and Science (SPECRS) St. Petersburg School of Religion and Philosophy (SRPh) St Petersburg SRPh is an interdenominational academic institution uniting highly regarded scientists and scholars, theologians and priests, engaged in searching for new ways of teaching the next generation of academics. Society members plan a series of twenty workshops, including academic and civic institutes

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  • Orthodoxy Spiritual Centre Workshops

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    Vladimir Orthodoxy Seminary Vladimir The oldest educational institution in the Vladimir region, dating back to 1749, Vladimir Orthodoxy Seminary, home of the Russian Society of Orthodox Teachers, prepares priests for service in the Russian Orthodox Church. Drawing from the expertise in theological concerns of the Seminary and the scientific, humanities, and technological scholarship of Vladimir State University, this society hosts

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  • Pomor Dialogue

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    Pomor State University Arkhangelsk Monthly seminars bring together specialists, professors and students from host, Center of Christian Culture, Moscow and St. Petersburg Universities’ departments of the sciences, humanities and theology to discuss and prepare presentations and lectures on three major categories of consideration: “Ecology, Well-being, Natural Science and Theology”, “Education, Ethics and Outlook” and “Tradition and Modernism”. The outcome of

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  • Network to Promote Dialogue Between Science and Religion

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    St. Andrew’s Biblical Theological College Moscow Designed for long-term impact, this broadly based, multilevel network of educational, outreach, and publicity activities promote the dialogue between science and religion in area educational institutions and the wider community. Core participants promote considerations in areas such as faith, environment, bioethics and technology; cosmology, creation and eschatology; epistemology, empirical knowledge and rational models in

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  • Through Faith We Understand

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    Samara Academy of Humanities Samara This society has its roots in a group formed at the Samara Orthodox Spiritual Seminary in 1995 for the purpose of examining the relationships between Christianity and science, past and present, and to explore the possibilities for these relationships in the future. Activities include: (1) weekly discussions and debates on a variety of topics related

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  • CDST Dialogues on Technological Pollution (A Sensitive Spirit in a Technological World)

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    University of Craiova Craiova This group combines the University of Craiova faculties of theology, physics, biology, mathematics, chemistry, and letters with representatives of local Catholic and Protestant churches, other area universities, and spiritual communities. The group meets weekly to hold discussions on a well-defined topic, as viewed from multiple interdisciplinary and religious perspectives, and these discussions will set the tone

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  • Association for the Dialogue Between Science and Theology, Romania (ADSTR)

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    Astronomical Institute of the Romanian Academy Bucharest In partnership with over ten educational and religious institutions in the region, this society brings together faculty, students and clergy to organize discussion groups and public conferences. Members include priests, professional scientists, and professors from fields including physics, astronomy, law, sociology, philosophy, mathematics, and Orthodox theology. The group meets twice monthly for reading

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  • Theandria

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    The Annunciation Abbey, Gradinari, Olt Romania Bishopric of Râmnic Ramnicu Valcea Consisting of clergy, theologians, scientists, architects, jurists, sociologists, physicians, engineers and others interested in the encounter between science and faith, this group engages priests and intellectuals of the Romanian Orthodox Church to encourage dialogue with other confessions. Eight conferences per year invite remarkable specialists, from Romania and abroad to

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  • Faith and Reason, a possible alliance?

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    Faculty of Orthodox Theology, Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca This group combines an association of professors from theology and the social and natural sciences in the engagement of students and faculty members in consideration of matters at the intersection of science and faith. Promoting dialogue between Romanian Orthodox theologians, other Christian confessions and world religions, and scholars in scientific fields the group

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  • Faith and Reason, a possible alliance?

    By on October 13, 2011

    Faculty of Orthodox Theology, Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca This group combines an association of professors from theology and the social and natural sciences in the engagement of students and faculty members in consideration of matters at the intersection of science and faith. Promoting dialogue between Romanian Orthodox theologians, other Christian confessions and world religions, and scholars in scientific fields the group

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  • Parish St. Nicholas Craiova, Romania

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    Archbishop’s Siege Craiova Craiova, Dolj This society brings together an interdisciplinary membership of members of the Orthodox Romanian Church, including priests, scientists and professors, organized at the Conference Hall of the St. Nicholas Parish of Craiova, in partnership with the Center for Theological and Applied Sciences of the Archbishopric of Craiova. The main focus is on questions of creationism and

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  • The Hevelius Forum for Dialog Between Science and Religion

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    The Council of Pomeranian District of the Baptist Church Gdañsk The Hevelius Forum was initiated by a group of academicians, teachers, pastors, and theologians interested in the interface between science and religion. Combining professors from Pomeranian area universities, the Baptist Theological Seminary in Warsaw, local leaders of the Polish branch of InterVarsity – CHSA, active scientists, and pastors of local

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  • Poland Sophia-Warsaw Group of the Philosophy and Fundamentals of Science SophiaEuropa

    By on October 13, 2011

    Institute of Fundamental Technological Research Polish Academy of Sciences Warsaw The purpose of this research society is to explore the humanism of knowledge in nature and the meaning of science for contemporary man in relation to the historical development of humans as cultural beings. The core group of members includes faculty from mathematics and mechanics, physics, philosophy, theology, and religious

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  • Heyendaal Open Circle on Science and Religion

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    Radboud University Nijmegen Nijmegen The Heyendaal Open Circle on Science and Religion is dedicated to exploring the interface between science and religion from a multi-/inter-disciplinary approach. The program serves as a thematic umbrella program to bring together a number of current and prospective activities to the Heyendaal Institute at the University of Nijmegen. The activities of the Heyendaal Open Circle

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  • DISF Working Group

    By on October 13, 2011

    Pontificia Universitá Della Santa Croce Rome This society consists of a working group of young researchers, graduate students, and scientists, and it arose as a development of the on-going work on Dizionario Interdisciplinare di Scienza e Fede (Interdisciplinary Dictionary of Science and Faith) and the accompanying website www.disf.org. Members are invited to reflect and work together on relevant interdisciplinary topics

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  • Sezione Euresis di Catania (Catania Section of the Euresis Society)

    By on October 13, 2011

    Euresis Catania In existence since 1991, the Catania Section of the Euresis Society convenes professors and researchers from fields of chemistry, physics, astronomy, computer science, statistics, geology, Italian literature, philosophy, and history. In addition to monthly meetings of the group for discussion, planning, and exploration, activities involve a wide rang of outreach through well-attended public lectures and discussion series, inviting

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  • Etruscan Local Group

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    Department of Philosophy Universitá Degli Studi di Perugia Universitá di Pisa This group brings together nine core scholar-members in fields of philosophy, chemistry, biotechnology, agriculture science, biology, theology and philosophy of science from Pisa, Perugia, and Viterbo, Italy—the home of the Etruscan civilization, the Tuscany renaissance, and the birthplace of Galileo. The main goal of the project is to show,

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  • Biosciences and Religion Network (BNR)

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    Instituto Teologico S. Tommaso (ITST) This society consists of members of university faculties; researchers, philosophers, theologians and scientists from the Institute; members of the Association of Genetic Engineering “Modafarri;” a group of teachers in religion; members of the Italian Society of Bioethics and Sexology; and students from the School of Theology. The program encourages the development of a network to

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  • Associazione Culturale/ Institute of Cultural Studies

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    Focolare Movement Rocca di Papa, Rome This society is an affiliation of university lecturers and researchers from a multitude of theological, philosophical and scientific disciplines, meeting regularly to explore the value of religious insights in diverse areas of human knowledge. Bringing together a broad representation of specializations in theology, philosophy, mathematics, environmental ethics, sociology, literature, ecumenism, political science, economics, and

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  • Pari Dialogues on Religion and Science

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    Pari Center for New Learning Pari, Grosetto The Pari Dialogues are hosted by the Pari Center for New Learning (http://www.paricenter.com). Created in 2000 as a free-standing academy, the Pari Center organizes conferences, courses, conferences, research programs as well as having an active program of international visitors. The Pari Dialogues are jointly coordinated by David Peat and Shantina Augusto Sabbadini and

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  • Studio Filosofica Interprovinciale “San Tommaso d’Aquino”

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    Studio Filosofica Interprovinciale “San Tommaso d’Aquino” Napoli The host institution for this society has been in existence since 2001 on the initiative of the Dominican Friars to offer Dominican students a 3-year course to provide organic knowledge of philosophy, theology, and a deepening of familiarity with specific interdisciplinary issues. The LSI at the Studio Filosofica Interprovinciale “San Tommaso d’Aquino” is

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  • Responsibility and Anticipation (RAA) Central European Perspectives on Causality and Motivation SophiaEuropa

    By on October 13, 2011

    Mitteleuropa Foundation Bolzano This project facilitates ethically based deliberations by addressing emerging issues and international dimensions of ethics in relation to faith and the ethical dimensions of new technologies and scientific endeavors. Exploring a wide variety of historical and contemporary contexts and interdependent domains, the group employs contemporary approaches in meta-ethics and applied ethics, aspiring to cultivate a diversified account

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  • Causality in Science, Philosophy and Theology (CSPT) Monte Cassino Research Group SophiaEuropa

    By on October 13, 2011

    Department of Philosophy and Communication University of Cassino Rome The Monte Cassino Group is a research centre in history, theory, and philosophy of science that investigates the relationship between science and religion in past and present times. The CSPT society brings together a core membership of scholars of philosophy, theology, history, education, and physics from the University of Cassino, Saint

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  • Salesian Group on Missiology and Human Science (SalMiss) SophiaEuropa

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    Faculty of TheologyUniversitá Pontificia Salesiana Rome The Salesian Group brings core members together for the following purposes: 1) to promote the constructive engagement of science and religion in the quest for new spiritual insight in the science of missiology; 2) as a catalyst for a dialogue between theological sciences, anthropological approaches, and social psychology – with stress on the issues

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  • Philosophy of Nature Forum TRIESTE-NIF (Nature, Intentionality and Finality Research Group) SophiaEuropa

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    Departimento di FilosofiaUniversitá degli Studi di Trieste Rome Considering particularly the transition from collecting experimental data (nature) to philosophical and theological interpretation (intentionality and finality), core group members will study the boundary between defining knowledge, processes of intelligence, and ideas of truth and meaning in experimental sciences, philosophy, and theology. The group boasts leaders in fields of physics, philosophy, ontology,

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  • Religious Values and Social Change SophiaEuropa

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    Centre for Culture, Technology, and Values Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick Limerick Core members of this initiative from fields of theology, media and communication studies, politics, philosophy, and sociology join together to explore the connection between current social changes and traditional religious values in contemporary society, drawing specifically on the data of the European Value Society. Members seek to

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  • Culture, Technology and Religion in Society SophiaEuropa

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    Centre for Social and Family Research, Department of Applied Arts Waterford Institute of Technology Waterford From a broad and multidisciplinary perspective, this group starts with the hypothesis that technology has transformed the culture of communication, meaning, and specifically time and space themselves. The core group meets once per month for member presentations and roundtable discussion and takes part in a

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  • Christianity, Arts and Monasticism in a Technological Age SophiaEuropa

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    Glenstal AbbeyCounty LimerickIreland  This SophiaEuropa group brings together participants from diverse fields in sciences, humanities and the arts to consider the influence of technology on values in contemporary society, aiming to propose ways in which Christianity can enable right relationship and human flourishing through responsible engagement with technology. In addition to investigating the influences of technology on contemporary values and

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  • Debreceni Természettudomány és Teológia Központ [DTTK] Science and Theology Centre in Debrecen

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    Debrecen University of Reformed Theology Debrecen Debrecen, Hungary is a city of 21,000 university students. A core group of society members, including researchers, scientists and theologians from the area, meet once a month to discuss topical content and plans and to strategize outreach activities to increase participation. In addition to regular discussion group meetings, this comprehensive program includes a series

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  • 3 Cultures Group

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    Department of History and Philosophy of Science Eötvös University Budapest The program is a multi-lateral, open and public dialog between three dominant cultures: scientific, Judeo-Christian, and Buddhist. Together, these cultures constitute the major schemata of belief in contemporary society. Each have robust answers to the deepest questions about humanity and nature: biological and cosmological evolution, mind and matter, nature and

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  • CEU Interdepartmental Forum on Religion

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    Central European University Budapest Born of a desire to address the lack of a forum for bringing together intersecting themes of religion and scientific understanding and addressing concerns recurrent in research and teaching experiences, the Interdepartmental Forum was founded to foster discussion of the “overt or covert religious, theological and spiritual implications” of the work of a group of academics

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  • Jesenius Center for Science and Religion/Tudomány és Hit Jesenius Központ

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    Evangelical-Lutheran Theological University Károli Gáspár Reformed University Budapest Comprised of scholars in theology, geology, mathematics, computer science, and physics from four area institutions, the core group of the Jesenius project provides a forum for intellectuals to discuss the relationship between science and theology, faith and reason. They are interested in reaching out to people who, “for cultural or historical reasons

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  • Arbeitskreis Naturwissenschaft und Theologie Working Group in Science and Theology

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    Evangelische Akademie Iserlohn This society stems from a project founded in 1971 by the synod and the leading church office of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia to further dialogue on religious, philosophical, metaphysical, sociological, and ethical questions concerning science, technology and nature. Bringing together people with different opinions, beliefs and professions, to deepen reflection, members meet regularly and organize an

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  • Religion and Health in a Local Context Psychology of Religion Research Group

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    Center for Psychobiological and Psychosomatic Research University of Trier Psychosomatic Clinic, St. Franziska-Stift Bad Kreuznach This society aims to promote an innovative dialogue for and between researchers, clinical practitioners, and spiritual caretakers on the impact of religion and spirituality on human behavior and the importance of recognizing the benefit of addressing individual religious belief in the health care field. The society

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  • Section for the Evaluation of Complementary Medicine

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    Samueli Institute, European Office Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology University Hospital Freiburg Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg This interdisciplinary group of researchers and graduate students in psychology, biology, physics, and medicine joins together to consider issues in the biology of healing and to bridge the gap between science, healing, healing traditions, and spirituality. Through dialogue initiatives, research into clinical studies of mindfulness

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  • BIOS – Grenzfragen des Leben

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    Johannes Gutenberg- Universität Mainz Mainz BIOS is a transdisciplinary, transcultural group consisting of thirteen core members from fields of philosophy, theology, religion, biology, medicine, history, medicine, and Indology. The project is in close cooperation with the Blondel Institute at the department of philosophy of the university, as well as the diocese of Mainz. The society focuses on multi-faith perspectives in

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  • Institut für Naturwissenschaftlische Grenzfragen zur Philosophie und Theologie Institute for Boundary Questions in Science, Philosophy and Theology

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    Hochschule für Philosophie München Munich Founded in the Philosophical Faculty of the Jesuit College of Philosophy, this society fosters an interdisciplinary dialogue among students and academics in science, philosophy, and theology. Regular planning meetings of the core group refine and identify areas of interest. Public offerings to increase general membership and enhance group perspectives include invited speakers, seminars, roundtable discussion

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  • LSI Munich: Transdisciplinary Discussions About Science and Religion

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    Evangelische Studentinnen- und Studentengemeinde München Evangelische Akademie Tutzing Munich This group represents a growing network that engages members of campus ministry, scholars, and students in the humanities and natural sciences from area institutions to explore science and faith. The society offers conferences and dialogue experiences for academic and faith communities in the surrounding area. Issues such as neuroscience, evolution, cosmology,

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  • Chance and Necessity (NChance) SophiaEuropa

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    Theologische Fakultät Paderborn Paderborn Concerned with connecting physics-mathematics with philosophy and theology, this group brings together scholars in these fields from universities of Frankfurt, Utrecht, Paderborn and Münster to consider metaphysical aspects of the concepts of causality, completeness, contingency, and final causes from the perspectives of respective disciplinary points of view. Members will evaluate Kant’s reasoning and establish a (transcendental-realistic)

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