Oklahoma Society for Science and Faith
Southern Nazarene University
The Oklahoma Society for Science and Faith explores the relationship between religious belief and scientific theories of cosmology and evolution. The goal of the society is to seek rational integration and coherence between what some consider incompatible ideas and to seek avenues that assist those within the Christian tradition to develop a consistent and sustainable scientific worldview. The society explores science and faith in public education, creation stories, theological implications of evolution and cosmology, historical perspectives in the ongoing debates in science and religion, faith development and finding resolution through dialogue and study. Initiated by faculty members in the Science Division and School of Theology and Ministry, the society is open to persons of all faiths, academic disciplines, and interests. The group meets monthly for book study, focused topical discussions, or special presentations from experts in fields of science and/or religion. Presenters are also offered the opportunity to speak in the university chapel, regular classes, and other forums. The society is supported by matching funds from Southern Nazarene University.