Faith

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My recent post “The Royal Wedding, A Thoughtful Theologian and the Faith/Science Conundrum” stirred up, not surprisingly, some thoughtful and not so thoughtful (or respectful) readers’ comments. Some readers mistook my article as an endorsement of Archbishop Williams’ writings – it was not. Sadly, readers missed the opportunity to wish the happy couple a bright…

Source. On April 29, Prince William and Kate Middleton will exchange wedding vows with Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury presiding. More than two billion viewers are expected to witness the event with well wishes for this handsome couple, with Britain’s future in mind. I wish them all the best, with opportunities and joy that…

The winner of the Templeton Prize (1 million British pounds) was announced today. Is this a turning point for Templeton, or more of the same? What is the purpose of this award? The Templeton Prize honors a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or…

Find out what Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has to say about the weekly Prayer Meetings taking place in Room 219 of the U.S Capital. Also, her perspective of the sacrifices and faith of our Founding Fathers is sure to stir your heart. Find out more by visiting The Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation website at www.findroom219.com. Since…

Environmentalism a “False Religion?”

Protecting and sustaining our environment is a core value that seems to be common sense. It never occurred to me that this value might somehow conflict with religion – after all, isn’t being a good steward of the earth a goal of numerous faiths? Apparently not. As reported in The New York Times, there is…

I Don’t Believe in Miracles, But…

No, I am not a Scrooge or a Grinch, just a pragmatist. The holiday season is, for many, a reminder of tales of miracles, whether of the story of the birth of Christ as a savior, of Chanukah’s menorah that was lit for eight days with only enough oil for a single day, Bodhi Day…

Genesis – h.koppdelaney’s Flickr photostream Creative Commons As reported in today’s The New York Times, a case will be reviewed by a federal judge in Kentucky this February to determine whether an academic astronomer was denied a position because of religious faith. According to the report, this case is a “rare example” of such a…