Religious nones are the face of the evolving religious landscape. But that oversimplifies shifts taking place around the world, according to the research.
Yoshihide Sakurai is a professor of human sciences and sociology at Hokkaido University in Japan, where he studies how Asian religions are evolving in a global age.
These 19 people can help you understand the significance of this month’s United Methodist conference on human sexuality.
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. […]