Proponents of intelligent design and young-Earth creationists are going strong on the 30th anniversary of Darwin Day. How have their tactics changed and how are evolutionists adapting?
Nancy Morvillo is a professor of biology at Florida Southern College in Lakeland. She and Sara Harding, a professor of religion, are co-directors of the Florida Center for Science and Religion, which hosts events designed to engage the central Florida community in discussions of science and religion. Previous events have focused on evolution.
Sara Harding is a professor of religion at Florida Southern College in Lakeland. She and Nancy Morvillo, a professor of biology, are co-directors of the Florida Center for Science and Religion, which hosts events designed to engage the central Florida community in discussions of science and religion. Previous events have focused on evolution.
The Cornwall Alliance is an evangelical research and educational network of theologians, scholars, leaders and scientists based in Burke, Va. Members work together to promote economic development of the world’s poor and “Biblical earth stewardship.” In 2009, the organization produced “An Evangelical Declaration on Global Warming.” Dr. E. Calvin Beisner is the founder and spokesman. […]
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 […]
The Institute for Jewish Studies at Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany works with many international organizations to conduct research on topics concerning Judaism.
More than 30,000 Americans die each year from gun violence, yet gun control has not emerged as a significant agenda item for faith-based organizations seeking to affect public policy.
Read an Aug. 24, 2012, article from The Jewish Standard about a controversial, one-year online seminary, the Jewish Spiritual Leaders Institute.
Read an Aug. 6, 2012, post by David Briggs of the Association of Religion Data Archives about how student debt is burdening prospective clergy members and in some cases causing seminaries to turn applicants away.