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Desmond Tutu Wins $1.7 Million Templeton Prize

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.04.2013 | Religion

Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town who rose to international fame as he helped lead the fight against apartheid in South Africa...

Does The Universe Have A Purpose? Neil deGrasse Tyson Weighs In

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.06.2012 | Science

Does the universe have a purpose? It's a profound question, and scientists disagree on the answer. In a new Minute Physics video, astrophysicist N...

UC School Receives $5 Million To Study WHAT?!

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.02.2012 | Los Angeles

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) has received a $5 million grant to study the afterlife. The money will fund research into heaven, hel...

My Conversation With The Dalai Lama: The Convergence Of Science And Spirituality (Part 2) (VIDEO)

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.15.2012 | Religion
Arianna Huffington

To find the peace of mind that alone can replace aimless searching, which has led to an epidemic of stress, anxiety, and drugs, the Dalai Lama is looking to science to convince a skeptical society of the power of contemplation and compassion to change our lives and our world.

WATCH: Arianna Huffington Interviews The Dalai Lama

Posted 05.14.2012 | Religion

His Holiness the Dalai Lama sat down with Arianna Huffington at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London to celebrate his Templeton Prize, and discuss the imp...

My Conversation With The Dalai Lama: The Convergence Of Science And Spirituality (VIDEO)

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.14.2012 | Religion
Arianna Huffington

For his decades-long passion to bring together science and spirituality the Dalai Lama was awarded the Templeton Prize this week. I sat with him before the awards ceremony. Here is our conversation.

Martin Rees, British Astrophysicist, Wins Templeton Prize

Posted 06.06.2011 | Religion

By Chris Herlinger Religion News Service (RNS) A British theoretical astrophysicist who has achieved renown for his study of the cosmos and for sound...

Israel and the Flotilla: On the Dangers of a Binary View

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Qanta Ahmed, MD

When will we understand that Israel's security problem is everyone's security problem, that a threatened Jew is a threatened Muslim?

A Scientific Defense of the Templeton Foundation

Michael Ruse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Ruse

So while I am a bit wary about the Foundation and shall be watching its future developments - especially now that Sir John is gone and his far-more-evangelical son has taken the reins - I shall continue to defend its existence and its purpose.

What Makes Us Wise II: The Defining Wisdom Project

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

In order to create a field of wisdom science, we wanted to bring together all the interested parties - philosophers, classicists, historians, experts in law, medicine, psychology, biology.