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Pastors: Your Kids Are Listening to You on Climate Change
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:33am | Type: Blog

The data is in. The data is in. Kids these days trust the news media as a source for information on global climate change only slightly more than they trust Sarah " I'm ...

The Question of Climate Change is Secondary to the Need for Creation Care
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:33am | Type: Blog

It is still very much winter in Chicago. Sure, the calendar says March, but the piles of snow on the ground look more like mid-January. Everything is brown and crusty. It is still ...

Excitement and Depression in the Potential for Change in Health Care
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:33am | Type: Blog

I have been reluctant to write about health care recently. I have been reluctant to write about health care recently. My 11-month-old son will be going in for major brain surg ...

Interpreting the Language of God
Originally Posted: 05/19/2011 - 3:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeannie Choi Geneticist Francis Collins -- new director of the National Institutes of Health -- talks about faith, science, and the spirit ...

God's Two Books
Originally Posted: 04/27/2011 - 4:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joel C. Hunter I recently attended a private symposium of Christian leaders—scientists, theologians, and pastors, along with other scholar ...

Audio Interview with Francis S. Collins
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:11pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeannie Choi     Francis S. Collins has long been known in the science world for his leadership of the Huma ...

What is God? An Interview with Jacob Needleman
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>In <a href="http://www.jacobneedleman.com">Jacob Needleman</a>'s newest book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1585427403?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wwwbeckygarri-2 ...

Climate Justice Clips: The Real Conspiracy at Copenhagen
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>"This is analogous to the indulgences that the Catholic Church sold in the middle ages. The bishops collected lots of money and the sinners got redemption. Both parties liked that arrangement des ...

Billy Graham's Theological Humility Should Challenge Evangelical Attitudes
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Every three years, young evangelists from around the world gather in Portland Oregon to attend a conference put on by the Next Generation Alliance, an organization dedicated to mentoring the next g ...

Light vs. Heat
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Science and religion books explore the "seen and the unseen." The fields of science and ...

A Prayer for the Earth
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

<em>Tim Costello of World Vision Australia and I have been working behind the scenes to compose a prayer that could be used by individuals and groups leading up to the Copenhagen gathering on cli ...

Humans, Humility, and the Higgs Boson Particle
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Imagine trying to figure out the earth, while living on a grain of sand on a small island in the middle of the Pacific. What could be known of snow, of plants, of wolves? Not much. ...

Why Celebrate Columbus Day?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

From the journal of Christopher Columbus:</p> From the journal of Christopher Columbus: In all the world, there is no better people nor better country. They love their ...

Bombing the Moon? Really?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

There's a joke that re-surfaces in Indian country every so often. There's a joke that re-surfaces in Indian country every so often. It goes like this: When NASA was prep ...

Nazis, Commies, and Manicheans in the Health-Care Debate
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

I remember playing WWII as a boy. We would pick sides of American and Nazis. Of course, everyone wanted be the Americans, the good guys. I remember playing WWII as a boy. We would ...

An Essential Point in the Health-Care Debate
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

As debates rage over the proposed health-care reform (which I strongly support), I believe many politicians, activists, religious leaders, and ideologues are missing an essential point. ...

With All Your Mind
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Francis S. Collines Despite the rhetoric, science and faith get along just fine. When he was asked to name the ...

Why the Fuss About Dr. Francis Collins' Faith?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>I'm excited about the <a title="http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.article&amp;issue=soj0908&amp;article=with-all-your-mind" href="http://www.sojo.net/index.c ...

Crossing the River
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Barbara Bradley Hagerty A journalist explores the science of spirituality. The golden rule of journalism decre ...

Changing Our Minds
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum When I began writing this column back in 1985, my page could hold up to 1,000 words. Over the years that number has sh ...

This World and the Next
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 2:14pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg Classic books on science fiction and spirituality. Some—okay, a lot—of science fiction trea ...

No Time for Retreat
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank The difficulty - and necessity - of finding a middle ground on stem cells. On the stage o ...

Stem Cell Choices
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chap Clark What does it mean to use life to give life? While reading the paper, my airline seatmate blurted ou ...

Safe Nuclear Power?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Wayne C. Wolsey Helen Caldicott has gotten her facts mixed up and relies on invalid assumptions in her commentary (“Our Friend the Atom?” ...

The Idol of Progress
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Daniel Charles The pursuit of knowledge was his true faith. And in many ways, it remains ours today. It’s Dece ...

Science and Religion Coexist
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Gail A. Bruder While agreeing with Ted Peters (“Intelligent Religion,” December 2005) that one can both embrace the science of Darwinian theory and be religious, I take exceptio ...

Intelligent Religion
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Ted Peters Are science and faith really incompatible? Intelligent Religion In the d ...

The Cold Reaches of Heaven
Originally Posted: 05/19/2011 - 3:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Nobel Prize-winning physicist Bill Phillips talks about his faith William Phillips, 54, a researc ...

Last One in the Gene Pool…
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 4:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. It's no surprise that humans are smarter than roundworms. Well, most humans, anyway. Congr ...

Dear Darwin…Love, God
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joseph Wakelee-Lynch When science meets religion, who wins? The subject of science and religion is its own rap ...