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“Things look very different from far off
Perceptions change when you see the details
Many people look at science and religion and see conflict
But what if what looks like conflict is actually just… conversation”
A short animation by Emily Downe, that travels through a whirlwind of questions surrounding the science and religion debate. The film invites the viewer into the details of the conversations, where there is less conflict than it seems from far off.
The film was inspired by our recent report ‘Science and Religion’: Moving away from the shallow end, which is the culmination of a three–year project done in partnership with The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion researching public and elite attitudes to science and religion in the UK today.
It is our hope that the film will be a powerful tool for classroom learning, transforming a complex concept into an accessible and personal format, stimulating conversation and encouraging pupils to think about the questions science and religion bring about.
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Emily is Creative Content Designer at Theos. She graduated with a MA in Documentary Animation from the Royal College of Art and achieved her BA in Illustration Animation at Kingston University. Alongside working as Creative Designer at Theos, she works independently as an animation director.
Posted 10 October 2022
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