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Are you seeking a path not only to weight loss, but a more healthy and fulfilling life? The Spirit Diet focuses not on the bad foods that you should avoid (you already know what those are!), but on the wonderful, tasty and delicious foods that tend to improve health and well being at every level, [...]
Faith, Science and the Future This book traces the relationship between science and religion. This gathering of outstanding voices from fields as diverse as evolutionary biology and theology confirms and supports the notion that people of faith have little to fear from science; in fact, constructive engagement with the sciences is essential to the vitality [...]
If you’ve been following Tom Cruise’s rocky career, you’ve encountered some commentary about his religion: Scientology. While many Americans, and particularly Christians, are critical of the new religion, in some ways it is a typically American religious movement and it shares many of the traits that have made American evangelical Christianity so popular. We take [...]
Behind many topics debated in our current culture wars lies the larger question of the relationship between the Bible and modern science. In my view, wisdom comes not in choosing the Scriptures over Science, but rather in taking the insights of both with equal seriousness. The Bible and Modern Science
Galileo’s Pals Ever wonder how it happens that a man condemned by the Catholic Inquisition ends up having a monument raised in his honor in one of Italy’s most important cathedrals? In the story of Galileo’s heresy trial, there are important lessons for today concerning the relationship between science and faith.
God and Science The current debate about intelligent design raises the larger question of the relationship between religion and science generally. My own book traces the history of the conflict between these siblings, and looks towards their long awaited reconciliation. God and Science
Religious Leaders Applaud Intelligent Design Decision At a press conference in Washington, D. C., a group of religious leaders announced their support for a Dover, PA, court decision that mandated references to intelligent design in a public school science curriculum would be unconstitutional. More on religion and science
Stem Cell Research: Are We Messing With Powers and Prerogatives of God? The South Korean researcher who won world acclaim as the first scientist to clone a human embryo and extract stem cells recently resigned as director of a new research center, citing the ethical problems associated with his work. We look at the issues [...]
Churches, temples and mosques from across the United States and around the world are joining together to celebrate Evolution Weekend, Feb. 12-14, a period designed to recognize that religion and science, two fields of critical importance to humans, should be seen as complementary rather than confrontational. Check out the details Also: God and Science, Faith, [...]
Bush’s Stem Cell Veto: What’s Wrong With This Picture? Using “snowflake” babies as weapons in our culture war is hitting below the belt. If one plays the “morality card” in political debate, one must play consistently and fairly.