Tag: Religion

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    Director Terrence Malik’s new movie is a meditation on traditional Christian questions about evil, suffering, grace, and beauty, says Calvin College professor of English Roy Anker. More

    January 24, 2012 | Comments

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    “Computers will match us in emotional intelligence, which includes our whole moral system,” says inventor and computer scientist Ray Kurzweil. More

    December 9, 2011 | Comments

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    Biological and technological evolution “is a spiritual process,” says this leading futurist. “Entities become more godlike, never reaching that ideal but moving in that direction exponentially.” More

    December 9, 2011 | Comments

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    Purposefulness and self-sacrifice in human life “can never be reduced to a machine,” according to this bioethicist. More

    December 9, 2011 | Comments

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    Evangelicals are a key Republican constituency, especially in the primary season, and they still appear to be up for grabs. More

    October 21, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts of three leading Republican presidential candidates talking about religion. More

    October 21, 2011 | Comments

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    Religious leaders of this largely Christian country will play a key role in successfully managing its wealth and fostering its adherence to democratic values. More

    August 26, 2011 | Comments

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    Donating organs and tissues “is considered an altruistic, charitable act and all the major religions look favorably upon that behavior,” says ethicist Robert Veatch. More

    June 3, 2011 | Comments

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    To mark his 70th birthday on May 24, we reprise an essay on religion, spirituality, and Bob Dylan, who once said, “There’s mystery, magic, truth, and the Bible in great folk music. I can’t hope to touch that. But I’m going to try.” More

    May 18, 2011 | Comments

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    Reformation historian, award-winning memoirist, and Cuban émigré Carlos Eire says reading the medieval devotional book “The Imitation of Christ” by Thomas à Kempis was “a conversion experience.” More

    April 1, 2011 | Comments

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