Faraday Institute for Science and Religion
The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion is a Cambridge-based interdisciplinary research institute improving public understanding of science and religion. Its main focus is on the relationship between science and the Christian faith, but it also engages with those of any faith or none.
The mission of The Faraday Institute is to shed new light on life’s big questions through academically rigorous research in the field of science and religion; to provide life-changing resources for those with interests in science and faith through research dissemination, education and training; and, to catalyse a change in attitude towards science and faith, through outreach to schools, colleges, the scientific community, religious institutions and the general public.
The Institute has a Christian ethos, but encourages engagement with a wide diversity of opinions concerning interactions between science and religion. It aims to provide accurate information in order to facilitate informed debate.
The Institute has a vision to make the very best of academic scholarship available as widely as possible. To this end they have invested significantly in bursaries for academics from parts of the world where access to good resources is limited. The Institute makes sure that its powerful online resources are designed with simple interfaces and can all be downloaded and used offline where internet access is patchy or absent.
Founded in 2006 (as part of St Edmund’s College) since 2018 it has been an independent charitable organisation and an Associate Member of the Cambridge Theological Federation.
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