This Resources page is the repository for some ISCAST papers (those not published in CPOSAT) as well as audio and video material. It is stored under general headings. In order to find particular papers, material produced by different authors or contributions by subject, feel free to use the search engine on the top right of this page. You can search by title, author, key word or date, or use the topic headings on the right. 



1. ISCAST Presentations

2. ISCAST Past Papers

3. ISCAST Intensive

4. Conference on Science and Christianity (COSAC)

5. Multimedia Links

6. Audio Links

7. Article Links

8. Dialogue and Debate

9. Links



ISCAST Presentations


The laws of nature: the ancient origins of a modern scientific puzzle, and its relationship to Christianity - Dr Chris Forbes  - ISCAST-CASE (Sydney) Lecture 3

Unequivocal Genetic Evidence for Human evolution, and Implications for Christian Faith - Dr Graeme Finlay  - ISCAST-CASE (Sydney) Lecture 1

Genetics, Evolution, Cancer, Suffering and God - Dr Graeme Finlay - ISCAST (Sydney) Lecture 2

The State of Play of the Science - Religion Dialogue in Australia: Six Emerging Themes, Six Key Strategies, Six Core Values. (an ISCAST discussion paper)

 Gender Identity and Sexuality - Dr Patricia Weerakoon, Kamal Weerakoon - ISCAST-CASE (Sydney) Lecture 1
Faith in Science? On the relationship between faith, wisdom and science -  Prof. Tom McLeish - ISCAST-CASE (Sydney) Lecture 3

Christianity and Science: a vital 21st century conversation - Rev Chris Mulherin

God and Natural Disasters - Dr. Jonathan Clarke

Modern developments in archaeology and the Bible record - Dr. Karin Sowada

Climate Change and what we should do about it - Byron Smith

New Developments in Military Technology - James Garth

God's Deputy: Divine Law and the Laws of Nature - Dr Larissa Aldridge 

Syriac Christianity & transmission of Greek science to the Arabs - P.Eyland 

An outline of the Test of FAITH course - Prof. Peter Barry

Manufacturing Humans - Prof. Gareth Jones

Neuroscience, Addiction and the GospelDr Alan Gijsbers

Planetary Defence: Are We Ready? - James Garth

Random Designer - Prof. Richard Colling

Comments on "A Scientific Theology" - Alec Wood

Care When There Is No Cure - Andrew Cole

The Bankruptcy of Scientific Atheism - Prof. Alister McGrath

Bodies and Souls or Spirited Bodies - Noel Hickson

Darwinism, Creationism, ID & Theistic Evolution - T.Peters & M.Hewlett

Where Richard Dawkins is not a scientist - Dr Greg Clarke

'Then a miracle occurs': blessings & limitations of science - Rev. R. Forsyth

On Bridge-building: Coming to peace with biology in an age of ID & YEC - Prof D.Falk


ISCAST Past Papers


Archive of ISCAST Papers - Various Authors


ISCAST Intensive


The role of the creative arts in helping Christians understand the importance of including the creation as part of Gospel proclamation - Sally Shaw

Keynote Lecture: Technological inroads into the beginnings of human life: Social, ethical and religious repercussions
- Gareth Jones 

Keynote Lecture: Diversity and Uncertainty: A productive interface between science and Christianity? - Gareth Jones

God and the Natural Sciences - Stephen Ames 

Do we need to rethink the Pill? - Denise Cooper-Clark

On the Fixity and Fluidity of Species - Brian Edgar 

Cosmology, Apologetics and the Will To Believe - James Garth

Biblical Anthropology and its Impact on Addiction Care - Alan Gijsbers

The challenge of different Christian approaches to the environment debate - Richard Gijsbers 

Reading Scripture Badly: The technological threat to biblical literacy - Murray Hogg

‘Miracles 101’ or ‘Miracles and Magic’ - Helen Joynt 

C.S Lewis on Scripture, Science and Technology - Bruce Mewjork

Scarcity or Abundance? - John Modra 

Thinking about Slaves, Women and Homosexuals: a redemptive-movement hermeneutics and the evangelical Webb - Chris Mulherin

Can we really listen both to the Bible and to our fellow Christians on contested issues of sexual behaviour and relationships? - Geoffrey Nutting 

How to Read the Bible in the 21st Century - Frank O’Dea

Reading Scripture in the light of modern science - John Pilbrow 

Spherical Cows and the Search for Truth: Modelling in Science and Scripture - Michael Smith

Research Ethics: How does ‘believing the Bible’ affect the way a scientist does science? - Andrew Wood


Conference on Science and Christianity

2015 COSAC - Proceedings

2013 COSAC - Proceedings

2011 COSAC - Proceedings

2009 COSAC - Proceedings

2007 COSAC - Proceedings (Journal Editor's Resources)

2005 COSAC - Proceedings


Multimedia Links


Gravitational waves - Prof. Tom McLeish

CNN Interview - Dr Francis Collins

Faith and Science - Prof. Alister McGrath

Debate - Religion: The Centre vs. The Fringe - McGrath / Hitchens

God and the Brain - Prof. Gareth Jones

Large Hadron Collider - Prof. Brian Cox

The Design of the Universe - Dr George Smoot

Fantastic Voyage Inside a Cell - David Bolinsky

A Conversation with Nancey Murphy and Jeffrey Schloss

God's Mechanics - Brother Guy Consolmagno

The Hour Interview - Prof. Alister McGrath

Creator or the Multiverse? - Prof. John Lennox

Test of Faith - The Film & The Book


Audio Links


Quarks and Creation - Revd Dr John Polkinghorne KBE FRS


Article Links


Has Science eliminated God? - Prof. Alister McGrath

Faith, Hope and Doubt in times of Uncertainty - Prof. George Ellis

Speaking, in Love, the Truth about Creation - Dr Del Ratzsch

Is Science the Only Sure Path to Truth? - Rev Prof. Keith Ward

Big Science, Big God - Prof. Sir John Houghton

Christianity, science and rumours of divorceChris Mulherin

Science as ideology betrays its purposeChris Mulherin  


Faraday Papers

The Science and Religion Debate - an Introduction - Revd Dr John Polkinghorne KBE FRS

Does Science Need Religion? - Prof. Roger Trigg

Models for Relating Science and Religion - Dr Denis Alexander

The Anthropic Principle and the Science and Religion Debate - Revd Dr John Polkinghorne KBE FRS

Why care for the environment? - Prof. Sir John Houghton FRS

Reductionism: Help or Hindrance in Science and Religion? - Dr Michael Poole


Dialogue and Debate


Review of Lennox / Singer Debate: Is There A God? - by James Garth

Does the Universe Have a Purpose? - A Templeton Conversation

Does Science Make Belief in God Obsolete? - A Templeton Conversation

The Question of God - The PBS Series

Engaging with the New Atheism - Resources and Reading List




American Scientific Affiliation - A Fellowship of Christians in Science - UCCF's Apologetics Resource Site

Big Questions Online - a publication of the John Templeton Foundation.

BioLogos - A community of evangelical Christians

Centre for Public Christianity - CPX

Christians in Science - UK-based professional network

Closer to Truth - Cosmos, Consciousness and God

Crucible -  Online Journal of Theology and Ministry

CSSRS - Emmanuel Centre for the Study of Science, Religion & Society

CTNS - The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences

Encounter - ABC Radio National program

Ethos - EA Centre for Christianity and Society

GCRI - Graeme Clark Research Institute

ISSR - The International Society for Science and Religion

John Templeton Foundation - Investing in the Big Questions

The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion

The John Ray Initiative - Scientific & Christian understandings of the environment

Public - Centre for Public Christianity

Science and Faith - Berea College Resource Site

Science and Religion Today - A Science and Religion Blog

The Simeon Network

Zygon - Journal of Religion & Science




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