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Faith and Reason

God, Revised: The Atheists Are Half Right

Rev. Galen Guengerich | Posted 08.10.2013 | Religion
Rev. Galen Guengerich

Conventional wisdom suggests otherwise, saying that science is more likely to kill religion than rescue it, but I'm convinced that science is the last best hope for religion in the modern world.

A National Day Of Prayer And Reason

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 07.03.2013 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

We've enrolled prayer and reason as weapons in the culture wars. But how about a National Day for Prayer and Reason? Because there are plenty of Americans who do not want to separate the two.

God, Science and Feminism

Shanzeh Khurram | Posted 03.19.2013 | Teen
Shanzeh Khurram

As a radical feminist, it's hard for me to reconcile my religion with my feminist beliefs. Islam, while granting women many rights, still reinforces traditional gender roles, which I find hard to accept.

Faith vs. Fantasy

Rabbi Shais Taub | Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shais Taub

Accepting on faith that which can be understood is as unconscionable as using reason to reject something that cannot be understood. The former is laziness, the latter is arrogance.

Can The Existence Of God Ever Be Proven?

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

No doubt the debates about the existence of God will continue, and we can enjoy the spectacle, but I suspect that no amount of clever verbal exchange will do anything to convince anyone either way.

The Big Strange Party

Omar Baddar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Omar Baddar

She opens her eyes, not quite sure where she is, shocked to find herself at a strange party full of strange people. She's overwhelmed by the confusion...

Making Space For Sane Spirituality

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

This diverse, unorganized mish-mash of open-minded seekers tends to approach spirituality in a reasonable, rational and pragmatic manner, and it's the fastest-growing religious category in America: spiritual but not religious.

Bill Moyers on Faith and Reason (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

In Bill Moyers on Faith & Reason, a PBS documentary series released Nov. 9 on DVD, journalist Bill Moyers asks, "In a world where religion is poison to some and salvation to others, how do we live together?"

'Empathic Civilization': When Both Faith And Reason Fail, Stepping Up To The Age of Empathy

Jeremy Rifkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeremy Rifkin

Today, a new generation of scientists, scholars, and social reformers are beginning to challenge some of the underlying assumptions of both the Age of Faith and the Age of Reason, taking us into the Age of Empathy.