Science, Theology, and Religion Initiatives

Science Professionals

Fuller’s Office for Science, Theology, and Religion Initiatives (STAR) helps develop and further projects at the nexus of the sciences and Christian faith, focusing on three areas: training and supporting ministers in cultivating a science-informed theology and practice, equipping and supporting scientists in advancing theologically informed science, and conducting and supporting new scholarship at the intersection of the sciences and Christian faith.

James Arcadi



Religion, Science, and Society

Daria Mendeleeva

Justin Barrett delivers lectures at Moscow State University discussing the view of cognitive science on how beliefs arise

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Negative Stereotypes Cause Christians
to Underperform In and Disidentify With Science

Kimberly Rios, Zhen Hadassah Cheng, Rebecca R. Totton, and Azim F. Shariff

Despite Christians being a religious majority in the United States, relatively few pursue higher education and careers in science

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Is the Human Mind Predisposed to Religious Thought?

AAAS Science for Seminaries Project, Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER)

Justin Barrett explores a question underlying the cognitive science of religion: Is the human mind predisposed to religious thought?

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Cognitive Science, Religion, and Theology

Templeton Press

Justin Barrett introduces some of the major themes and questions raised in his book Cognitive Science, Religion, and Theology

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Contact Info

Justin Barrett

Chief Project Developer

Allison Wiltshire

Project Facilitator

Sarey Martin

Project Facilitator

Rebecca Sok

Managing Director and Project Coach

Kristen Capodanno

Grant Operations Manager

Office Hours

8 am–5 pm


180 N. Oakland Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101