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Surprising Religious Understandings Of Science

Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recently released a large-scale study on the "Religious Understandings of Science," an...

Surprising Common Ground Between Scientists And Evangelicals

Posted 02.18.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Scientists and Christian evangelicals can collaborate for the good of society but it will take some serious effort, experts said as they launche...

'All The People I Respect Are Non-Christians'

Victor Udoewa | Posted 06.10.2013 | Religion
Victor Udoewa

My friend was having trouble reconciling the fact that I am both a scientist whom she respects and someone who calls himself a Christian. How do I tell my friend that being a Christian has not always been foundationally defined on belief, but a transformative way of newly living, a faith?

Does Neuroscience Require A Rejection Of Religion?

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2013 | Religion
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

As neuroscientific research speeds forward into the future, we should be on the lookout for unwarranted and ill-informed assumptions about the role of religious beliefs, practices and experiences in people's lives.

'We Are Made Of Star Stuff': Religion In The 21st Century

Akash Arasu | Posted 05.06.2013 | Religion
Akash Arasu

Religion has always been a broad topic. Rather than simply being two sides of the same coin, a discussion on religion is an octagonal die, loaded with biases, experiences and deeply rooted beliefs. In the end, everyone must find their own, without treading on others.

'Religious' Scientists And The Legacy Of Christopher Hitchens

Robert J. Asher | Posted 04.03.2012 | Religion
Robert J. Asher

Even if Hitchens would never have used the term "religion" in the positive sense in which I see it, he set an example by which the nuances behind such concepts can be evaluated on their own merits.

Isaac Newton Confessed 48 Sins: You Won't Believe #13

Posted 01.07.2012 | Science

Isaac Newton discovered the laws of gravity, revolutionized optics and co-invented calculus, but as a teenager he saw himself as a sinner. Brain Pi...

The Different Roles Of Science And Faith

Victor Udoewa | Posted 01.31.2012 | Religion
Victor Udoewa

Doubt has many roles. We sometimes forget that God is mystery and a life of faith is one that is lived in the tension of never fully knowing.

Peace Breaks Out In The War Between Religion And Science

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.03.2012 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

The message that people do not need to choose between many religious beliefs and scientific understanding is not new -- but it has been spreading.

Religious Scientists: Faith In The American University

Elaine Howard Ecklund, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Elaine Howard Ecklund, Ph.D.

Such an initiative could be a forceful step toward waging peace on the science-and-religion battleground and advancing the transmission of science more effectively to people of faith.

What Scientists Think About Religion

Elaine Howard Ecklund, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Elaine Howard Ecklund, Ph.D.

Almost a quarter of Americans think scientists are hostile to religion. But what do we really know about how scientists think about morality, spirituality and faith?