Posts tagged "philanthropy"
In the News: Elvis, Thoreau, Oprah, and more!

In the News: Elvis, Thoreau, Oprah, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.

Biggest Science-and-Religion Story of the Last Quarter-Century

Nathan Schneider, senior editor at Killing the Buddha, on his new article at The Nation, "God, Science, and Philanthropy":
As I’ve worked on questions of religion and reason, both in the academy and as a journalist, the John Templeton Foundation has been around every turn. As I called, corresponded, and visited with many of...

06 July 2004 Daily Links

U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler has ruled that the federal agency that oversees AmeriCorps must stop financing programs that place volunteers in Catholic schools, saying it unconstitutionally crosses the line between church and state. The AP’s Hope Yen reports that while the Corporation for National and Community Service, which runs AmeriCorps, argued that funding was based on programs’...