FASTLY - Faith & Science Teaching

Subject: meta questions

Christian Views of Creation

When debating questions of origins, can we identify areas where Christians agree? What are areas of disagreement? How can we promote love in the midst of disagreements?

Do Faith and Science Conflict?

What is the relationship between science and faith? Do they have to be in conflict?

Ethics and the Human Body

How do we view our bodies scientifically and through the eyes of faith? How does each perspective relate to our ethical choices?

Faith and the Nature of Science

How do the Bible and science view the world differently or similarly? How does learning about the nature of science connect to seeing through eyes of faith?

God and Natural Causes

Do our discussions of faith and science assume that natural causes and God’s engagement with the world are alternatives—things we must choose between?

Models, Humility, and Truth

What role do models play in scientific and religious thinking? How might truth live alongside humility as we look beyond positional thinking on faith and science topics?

Motives, Virtues, and Science: The Story of DNA

How does learning about DNA structure provide an opportunity to integrate history, ethics, and the nature of science? What motivates people to do science?

Newton’s Laws

How might both miracles and natural processes represent God’s active and sustaining power in creation? How does God work through natural processes?


Can we believe in bodily resurrection in the context of modern science? How is resurrection understood in the Bible and how was it understood in ancient times?

Science and the Internet

How can students become wise consumers of internet information about faith and science? What discernment skills are necessary as students navigate the online ocean of claims & counterclaims?

Science, Technology, and Service

How is science learning connected to service, justice, and ways to seek the good of others?  

Stewardship, Science, and Faith

How are science, ethics, and faith connected with concrete environmental concerns? What is the biblical basis for practicing stewardship? How might stewardship impact our relationships?

Unity and Diversity

How can we deal with differences on controversial issues, including faith and science? How can we live better with disagreements and uncertainties?  

Wonder and Wisdom

In what ways can we explore the relationship of science and the Bible beyond the book of Genesis? Might Old Testament wisdom literature offer us one opportunity?