Daily Lectionary Readings

Science and Faith

Message of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
to UN Secretary-General
António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres
on the occasion of
the International Summit on Climate Action

We are convinced that governments, universities, businesses, civil society, people of faith and all people of good will must unite behind science in a determined and harmonious effort to save God’s creation from human-induced climate change, which is now threatening the natural world and human livelihoods at an unprecedented scale.

At the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the tenth of September, 2019

Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch

Here is the full text of this statement to the Secretary General...

Religion, Science and the Environment


Selected Articles and Contributed Chapters

  • Christopher C. Knight:
      - Science and the Eastern Orthodox Church: Historical and Current Perspectives, Science & Christian Belief, London, New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group (2016)
      - Divine Action and the Laws of Nature: An Orthodox Perspective on Miracles, Science and the Eastern Orthodox Church
  • Gayle E. Woloschak:
      - The Broad Science-Religion Dialogue: Maximus, Augustine, and Others, Science and the Eastern Orthodox Church, Ashgate Publishing (2011)
      - Becoming Human: Weaving Together Genetics and Personhood, Springer (2015)

Selected Books

  • Gayle E. Woloschak:
      - Beauty and Unity in Creation, Light & Life Publishing (1996)
      - Faith, Science, Mystery, St. Sebastian Orthodox Press (2018)
  • Christopher C. Knight:
      - Science and the Christian Faith: A Guide for the Perplexed, St. Vladimir's Seminary Press (2021)
  • Metropolitan Kallistos Ware:
      - Religion, Science and Technology: An Eastern Orthodox Perspective, University of Wollongong Press (2016)