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Archaeology

 
Archaeologists find evidence of the conquest of Jerusalem by Babylon
Archaeologists find evidence of the conquest of Jerusalem by Babylon

“Ash, arrowheads dating from the period, as well as Iron Age potsherds, lamps and a significant piece of period jewelry” have been unearthed. The findings appear to confirm the Biblical account of 2 Kings.

 
 
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Faith and Science

 
Templeton Prize winner Marcelo Gleiser: “Science does not kill God”
Templeton Prize winner Marcelo Gleiser: “Science does not kill God”

The Brazilian physicist defends “a complementary approach to knowledge, especially on questions where science cannot provide a final answer”.

 
 
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Environment

 
The end of fossil fuels: EU countries will go ‘climate-neutral’ by 2050
The end of fossil fuels: EU countries will go ‘climate-neutral’ by 2050

The European Commission unveils a strategy which includes “low and zero emission vehicles and alternative fuels”. Evangelical groups support policies in the line of the Paris Agreement.

 
 
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Flat Earth

 
Do Flat Earth theories have anything to do with evangelicals?
Do Flat Earth theories have anything to do with evangelicals?

The media frequently relate the theory of a flat Earth to “fundamentalist Christianity”. Scientists Antoine Bret and Antonio Cruz explain the lack of credibility of a theory that has no scientific or theological support.

 
 
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Environment

 
EU bans single-use plastic products
EU bans single-use plastic products

Producers will help cover the costs of clean-up and waste management for items such as food and drinks containers. “Single use plastics are not a smart economic or environmental choice”, says the European Commission.

 
 
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Environment

 
“The ocean is the last frontier”
“The ocean is the last frontier”

A report warns that ocean plastic will triple in a decade. “We invest a lot of money for missions to space, but there’s nothing living out there. The sea bed is teeming with life”, experts say.

 
 
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Technology

 
Mobile World Congress: Life at infinite point zero
Mobile World Congress: Life at infinite point zero

Virtual reality, 5G and artificial intelligence are among some of the services highlighted in the latest edition of the Mobile World Congress. “What do we contribute apart from the trace of our fingerprints?”, asks IT engineer Jesús Muñoz.

 
 
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Michael Wickham

 
Fire and the future of forests
Fire and the future of forests

When the forest burns, soils are exposed to the rain, and erosion becomes a serious problem.

 
 
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Health

 
Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally
Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally

Around 70% of deaths from cancer occur in low- and middle-income countries. “Cancer no longer needs to be a death sentence”, WHO says.

 
 
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Analysis

 
Paris summit was “good news” in the fight against climate change
Paris summit was “good news” in the fight against climate change

Christians in Europe are “finally taking the challenge of climate change seriously”, says Dave Bookless of A Rocha.

 
 
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Science and faith

 
A feast for God’s Word and God’s World
A feast for God’s Word and God’s World

About 90 delegates attended the European Creation Care and the Gospel conference in Nice (France). Chris Wright: “Whatever we do to God’s creation either points to, or diminishes, God’s glory”.

 
 
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Science and faith

 
Book of Joshua may record oldest known solar eclipse
Book of Joshua may record oldest known solar eclipse

According to researchers, the solar eclipse took place on 30 October 1207 BC. If the words in Joshua “are describing a real observation, then a major astronomical event was taking place”.

 
 
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Women, science and faith

 
Maria Sibylla Merian, a great scientist with a strong faith
Maria Sibylla Merian, a great scientist with a strong faith

The German-born Protestant scientist was the precursor of modern entomology. This year is the 300th anniversary of her death.

 
 
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Environment

 
A trillion-ton iceberg breaks off Antarctic ice shelf
A trillion-ton iceberg breaks off Antarctic ice shelf

One of the largest icebergs ever recorded has changed the outline of the Antarctic Peninsula forever. Experts say this will not result in sea level rises.

 
 
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Interview

 
“Those who seek short-term wealth do not see that their own existence is threatened”
“Those who seek short-term wealth do not see that their own existence is threatened”

Miguel Wickham comments on the United States decision to leave the Paris Agreement and encourages Christians to commit themselves to the biblical mandate of stewardship.

 
 
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World's environment day

 
“We need to reduce carbon emissions to protect the integrity of God’s creation”
“We need to reduce carbon emissions to protect the integrity of God’s creation”

“Acting ethically and doing what’s right in God’s sight is very important, making lifestyle choices that are commensurate with biblical values”, Chris Elisara, Director of the Creation Care Taskforce of the WEA, says.

 
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Antoine Bret

 
Sure Einstein is on your side?
Sure Einstein is on your side?

In the science vs faith debate, each side seems oblivious to the quotes opposing its views, which allows the “ping-pong quote” to go on forever.

 
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Charlee New

 
School strikes, environmental theology and Psalm 8
School strikes, environmental theology and Psalm 8

Perhaps we are being offered a wake-up call and a hope. And perhaps we can bring a humble, rich theology of creation (one that spurs us into action) squarely into the debate.

 
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Can science explain everything?
Can science explain everything?

A debate about science and faith between Oxford Emeritus Professor of Mathematics John Lennox and Oxford Emeritus Professor in Chemistry Peter Atkins. Moderated by journalist Justin Brierley.

 
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Environment

 
Protecting the oceans: EU bans 10 single-use plastic items
Protecting the oceans: EU bans 10 single-use plastic items

The European Parliament voted to ban replaceable products such as plates, straws and cotton buds, by 2021.

 
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Dave Bookless

 
Countdown to Day Zero
Countdown to Day Zero

Water is, biblically, a precious blessing from God. It is a gift, not a right. And wasting it, misusing it, failing daily to be grateful for it, are sins against God, neighbour and creation.

 
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Ruth Valerio: A lifestyle that cares about creation
Ruth Valerio: A lifestyle that cares about creation

Are Christians called to make a difference in environmental care? What has creation care to do with "loving our neighbours"? An interview with the Global Advocacy and Influencing Director of Tearfund.

 
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Physics

 
Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76
Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

“He once said: ‘It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love’”, the scientist’s children say in a statement.

 
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Roxana Stanciu

 
‘Google babies’
‘Google babies’

The European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning “the practice of surrogacy, which undermines the human dignity of the woman since her body and its reproductive functions are used as a commodity”.

 
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Environment

 
Snow in the Sahara desert
Snow in the Sahara desert

It happened for the third time in 40 years. The image has been captured by the European Space Agency Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. 

 
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Interview

 
“Non-believing colleagues often see Christianity as a life without much freedom”
“Non-believing colleagues often see Christianity as a life without much freedom”

Czech researcher David Vokoun shares about what it means to live out his faith in the workplace. “What makes a difference is my motivation for doing my work”. 

 
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AI

 
A new religion to worship Artificial Intelligence
A new religion to worship Artificial Intelligence

Former Google and Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski, founds Way of the Future, which aims “to create a deity based on artificial intelligence for the betterment of society”.

 
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Creation Care and the Gospel, in France
Creation Care and the Gospel, in France

The conference drew about 90 delegates from across Europe. Scientists, theologians, activists reflected together on the theme “God’s Word and God’s World”.

 
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Health

 
The ink for tattoos affects the immune system
The ink for tattoos affects the immune system

Scientific research  warns that some of the dyes used in tattoos contain contaminants that could harm the lymph nodes.

 
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Christopher Townsend

 
Gender: where next?
Gender: where next?

Personal journeys, radical agendas and perplexing dilemmas.

 
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Rvd Rob Smith and Dr Claire Smith

 
The transgender tsunami
The transgender tsunami

Transgenderism is the next major issue that Christians are going to have to come to grips with – theologically, morally, medically, legally and pastorally. Many in our churches have been taken by surprise.

 
 

 
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Julia Doxat-Purser: 25 years of EEA office in Brussels Julia Doxat-Purser: 25 years of EEA office in Brussels

An interview with the socio-political representative of the European Evangelical Alliance about how evangelical Christians work at the heart of the European Union.

 
Ruth Valerio: A lifestyle that cares about creation Ruth Valerio: A lifestyle that cares about creation

Are Christians called to make a difference in environmental care? What has creation care to do with "loving our neighbours"? An interview with the Global Advocacy and Influencing Director of Tearfund.

 
Lars Dahle: Nominal Christianity, a mission field for the church Lars Dahle: Nominal Christianity, a mission field for the church

An interview with Lars Dahle, of the Steering Committee of the Lausanne Movement Global Consultation on Nominal Christianity held in Rome.

 
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IFES World Assembly: ‘Messengers of Hope’ IFES World Assembly: ‘Messengers of Hope’

Students, graduates and staff of the global evangelical student movement reflected together on how the books of Luke and Acts apply to today's universities.

 
Christians at work - the missing link in fulfilling the Great Commission Christians at work - the missing link in fulfilling the Great Commission

Photos of the Lausanne Movement Global Workplace Forum, celebrated in Manila.

 
European Freedom Network Bridge 2019 conference European Freedom Network Bridge 2019 conference

Images of the fifth EFN gathering. Experts, activists, counsellors and church leaders met in Pescara, Italy.

 
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A tent of hope for Venezuelan refugees A tent of hope for Venezuelan refugees

Thousands still cross the border to Colombia every week, and many continue on foot into the interior. Christian young people have set up an aid station along the road.

 
What are some biblical models of social and political reformers? What are some biblical models of social and political reformers?

“As Christians today, we live in a Babylon of our own, but we can be morally distinctive and obedient to Christ”, Peter Saunders, CEO Christian Medical Fellowship, says.

 
How has Christianity influenced the modern world? How has Christianity influenced the modern world?

Paul Copan, Chair of Philosophy and Ethics of Palm Beach Atlantic University, explains how many key features of Western civilization, are the legacy of the biblical faith being lived out by believers in society.

 
GWF in Manila: “Kingdom building requires global collaboration” GWF in Manila: “Kingdom building requires global collaboration”

850 from 108 countries met for the Global Workplace Forum, June 25-29. The gathering was organised by the Lausanne Movement. “Every workplace is a place of ministry”.

 
 
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