Did God want humans to find a way to live forever? Religious transhumanists say embracing radical human enhancement is a faithful act.
Heup Young Kim is executive director of the Korea Forum for Science and Life in South Korea. He has written about how to apply East Asian religious teachings to the transhumanism debate.
Yu Yang co-authored a 2018 study on the relationship between religious beliefs and environmental behaviors in China. Yu works in the department of public administration at Southeast University in Nanjing, China.
Gene editing could provide a revolutionary cure for gene-linked diseases. But does it take medicine too far?
Tetsuya Ishii is a professor in the Office of Health and Safety at Hokkaido University in Hokkaido, Japan. He participated in the 2015 international summit on human gene editing.
In 2010, a Florida pastor with just a few dozen followers attracted international media coverage when he announced plans to burn copies of the Quran on the anniversary of 9/11. By taking the bait, media outlets became complicit in advancing his hate-filled agenda, making Terry Jones a household name in the U.S. and far beyond. […]
Cherian George is an associate professor at Hong Kong Baptist University School of Communication and director of the Asia Journalism Fellowship in Singapore. He has written extensively on hate speech and ethical media.
Buddha comes from the Sanskrit language, meaning “awakened.” Simply put, the basic teachings of Buddhism are: first, to do no harm to any living being; second, to do good; and third, to purify the mind from impurity. Buddhist religious practice is the formal discipline of sitting meditation and mindfulness in everyday life. Today .7 percent […]
Snowboarders and Skiers for Christ USA is a national Christian ministry that partners with local churches in the U.S. to focus on youth. The national office is in Dillon, Colo., but there are offices all around the nation, which it breaks down into four regions. The ministry has overseas branches in New Zealand, Switzerland, Japan, […]