Posts tagged "religion and science"
Review: The Territories of Science and Religion by Peter Harrison

Review: The Territories of Science and Religion by Peter Harrison

Cara Rock-Singer reviews The Territories of Science and Religion by Peter Harrison.
How Not To Do What We Always Do

How Not To Do What We Always Do

Donovan O. Schaefer reviews
Alpha God: The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression by Hector A. Garcia
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Review: Religion, Science, and Empire

Review: Religion, Science, and Empire

Anand Venkatkrishnan reviews Religion, Science, and Empire by Peter Gottschalk.
In The News: Poetry, Puritans, Politicians and more!

In The News: Poetry, Puritans, Politicians and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News - Heathens, Hymns, and Holy Men

In the News – Heathens, Hymns, and Holy Men

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Emanuel A.M.E., Encyclicals, Etsy, and more!

In the News: Emanuel A.M.E., Encyclicals, Etsy, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
Review: Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Review: Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Patrick Blanchfield reviews Mary-Jane Rubenstein's new book, Worlds Without End.
In the News: Biomemes, Voodoo, Elie Wiesel and more!

In the News: Biomemes, Voodoo, Elie Wiesel and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.

Calvaryism

The New York Times’ Carolyn Marshall does an admirable job of refereeing in her latest story, about a pending lawsuit between parents from the Calvary Chapel Christian School, in Murrieta, California, and the University of California, over a set of Christian-themed courses taught at Calvary that weren’t certified as acceptable foundation courses for students applying...

Kansas: The Truth is Out There

Nearly ten months after the Kansas State Board of Education proposed altering the definition of “science” for statewide standards, removing the phrase, “Science is the human activity of seeking natural explanations for what we observe in the world around us,” in order to remove bias towards “non-theistic belief systems,” the measure has been approved, reports...

Australian Design

All this past year, Australian culture wars have been following the U.S. playbook faithfully, erupting over gay marriage, public religiosity, and prison salvations just as, or just after, did America. Intelligent Design is apparently no different, and Australia’s Campus Crusade for Christ has announced that it intends to freely distribute copies of a pro-design DVD...

No Compromise

Intelligent Design earns another foe, this time from a less-obvious place. Fr. George Coyne, director of the Vatican Observatory and astronomical research and educational division of the Church, has dismissed Intelligent Design for dismissing God — for trying so hard to secularize the key concept of a “designer,” so that it doesn’t come across as...