McPherson College Center for Religion and Science
McPherson Ministerial Alliance
This society represents a diversity of professionals in the fields of science and religion including members of the academic community, clergy and the community at large. The group brings together members through a series of dinner discussions and book talks, exploring the bioethical issues at the end of life and other topics at the intersection of health, faith and social justice. The development of a library of resources for exploration of current topics in the science-theology realm, a speakers’ bureau, and a web page outlining upcoming events and current issues under discussion provides further means for outreach to improve the depth of the science and religion dialogue in McPherson. It is anticipated that this program will “foster a stimulating and supportive network of interested persons who meet regularly to engage with the sorts of interdisciplinary questions that life poses” and that members will “recognize the value in sharing their perspectives and insights across typical boundaries, i.e., denominational, professional, and disciplinary.” Matching funds are provided by McPherson College.