Posts by Tim Brown

Grasping the Nettle

Share and Develop 1/12/21 – Grasping the Nettle – David Nash   As a relatively recent organisation, Grasping the Nettle (GTN) formed in 2015 drawing together the largest representation of the Christian community in Scotland  to enable science and the church to address some of the wider questions affecting modern society – principally that Science…

Engaging The University with Dr Vinoth Ramachandra

On 15th October 2021, the Christian Academic Network invited Dr Vinoth Ramachandra, Secretary for Dialogue and Social Engagement in the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students to discuss the question of bringing church and academia together to engage the University. The interview was based around a widely available video presented by Vinoth available at this link.…

2018: Conference ON AI – Summary

After much deliberation, with the growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and discussion about the recent development of the House of Lords Select Committee, which the C-A-N- leadership team had discussed both over email and at a meeting in September 2017, we went ahead to seek some speakers that would be able to speak at…

Christianity and the University Experience

A recent book has been published by Bloomsbury, Christianity and the University Experience, where also a recent review of the book was published in the Times Higher Education. The book contains evidence of both the impact of University on Christian students as well as the impact of faith on their University experience. Clearly faith cannot…