Call For Abstracts: “Frontiers: Cosmos, Curiosity, Creativity” McGill University, Montreal, November 12-13, 2016

Cultures approach religious questions in ways informed by their cosmologies and vice versa. Traditions and concerns considered religious therefore interact closely with cosmological investigations and ideas, in the imaginative work of public and private world-building. “Frontiers” is an interdisciplinary event sponsored by the Centre for Research on Religion (CREOR) with the cooperation of McGill’s School Read More …

Islam & Science International Summer School 2014 in Paris

The American University of Sharjah (UAE) and the Université Interdisciplinaire de Paris (France) held the 2014 Islam & Science Summer School from August 22 to 31, 2014, in Paris, France. The general themes of the Summer School spanned the following topics: Islam and the History & Philosophy of Science; Science and Qur’anic/Islamic Worldview; Islam & Read More …

How do Muslim Students, Parents, and Teachers Understand Evolutionary Science in Relation to their Religious Beliefs?

These questions form the basis of the McGill Symposium on Islam and Evolution, where international experts in Islamic and Religious Studies, Science Education, and Biological Evolution met to discuss their views on this important topic. The aim of the symposium was to contribute to the broader dialogue and understanding of the relationship between Islam and Read More …

Islam, Science, and Education: Past Perspectives, Present Dilemmas, and Future Prospects

The McGill Centre for Islam and Science organized an Independent Reading Group at McGill University’s Institute of Public Life of Arts and Ideas in Winter 2014. The aim of this reading group was to explore various theological, pedagogical, and scientific positions in relation to Islam and modern science with an emphasis on understanding the relationship Read More …