Posts tagged with ‘Perceptions Project’

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Majority of Evangelical Christians in Survey See No Conflict Between Science and Religion

by Christine Scheller

A recent AAAS conference brought together about 200 scientists, clergy, environmentalists, public health specialists, journalists, and people of faith for a wide-ranging discussion on how to improve the conversation between the religious and scientific communities. Evangelical Christians are not as antagonistic to science as they are often portrayed, according to survey results presented at a […]

Can Scientists and Evangelical Leaders Work Together?

by Christine Scheller

  In February, more than 7 million people tuned in to watch a debate between Bill Nye “the science guy” and Creation Museum founder Ken Ham. In September, more than 300,000 people—including representatives of evangelical faith groups—marched through the streets of New York City to bring attention to the dangers of climate change. In October, […]

Discussion Guide Aids Dialogue in Atlanta

by Christine Scheller

If news headlines are any indication, relations between scientists and religious people are chilly at best and have little hope of warming. What can be done? Investigating perceptions to build understanding between scientific and evangelical Christian communities is a primary goal of DoSER’s Perceptions Project. As follow-up to a major nationwide survey on attitudes and […]

Perceptions Project Hits the Road

by Christine Scheller

With foundational work from two focus groups and a nationwide survey of nearly 10,000 people to inform it, DoSER’s Perceptions Project took to the road in May, hosting the first of three regional workshops. Participants in the Pasadena, California, meeting of scientists and evangelical leaders reported benefiting from this unique opportunity for dialogue regarding their […]