Religion & Science

Reminding people of their religious belief system reduces hostility, study shows

sciencedaily.com: Few topics can prove more divisive than religion, with some insisting it promotes compassion, selflessness and generosity, and others arguing that it leads to intolerance, isolation and even violence. New research conducted at York University, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, may shed some light on religion’s […]

The Science-Religion Crisis at Christian Colleges

Source: Huffington Post By Kelly James Clark, Senior Research Fellow, Kaufman Interfaith Institute, Grand Valley State University Shortly after the 2004 publication of his book, Random Designer, biologist Richard Colling was prohibited from teaching introductory biology courses at Olivet Nazarene College in Illinois and his book was banned from the campus. Peter […]

Leading climate scientists call on religious leaders to help save the environment

Two of the world’s leading scientists have made an unprecedented call on religious leaders to spark a “massive mobilisation of public opinion”, insisting that only through God can we save the environment. Writing in the journal Science, Cambridge University’s Partha Dasgupta and Veerabhadran Ramanathan, of the University of California, have […]

INTERVIEW: Neil Tyson Talks God, Aliens, Multiverses

Source: The Huffington Post Interviewer: David Freeman david.freeman@huffingtonpost.com Things are looking up for Neil deGrasse Tyson—way up. As the director of the Hayden Planetarium and the author of several popular books on space, Tyson is already one of the nation’s best-known scientists. And now his already-high profile is set for a big boost with […]