DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) Rob Bell maps Christian faith onto modern evolutionary science, quoting New Age healing champion Deepak Chopra, Sufi mystic Rumi and Catholic theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin — an amalgamation sure to rile some in the evangelical crowd that made him famous.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) An evangelical Christian, John (Jack) Templeton Jr. not only inherited his father’s devotion to seeking truth at the intersection of science and spirituality, he inherited the Templeton Foundation controversies that came it.
(RNS) Nancy Ellen Abrams’ new book on the origin of God argues for God as a science-rooted creation of humanity’s “collective aspirations.”
(RNS) The debate over abortion reveals our society’s inconsistency: We only affirm the humanity of the unborn if the child is “wanted.”
(RNS) Sociologists say one in five Americans know and value both their science and their Bible — and are less predictable than you might think when faith and science collide.
(RNS) The 10 seminaries represent mainline Protestant, Catholic, evangelical and black church traditions.
(RNS) The viral fundraiser has raised millions for research, but some say the money is going toward something that’s morally problematic.
(RNS) Science is all but useless in arguments about personhood. Because almost everyone who takes a position does so on the basis of religious belief.
(RNS) Many atheists, agnostics and humanists credit Carl Sagan and his “Cosmos” TV series with instilling in them skepticism of the supernatural and a sense of wonder about the universe. Both, they say, encouraged their rejection of institutional religion.