May 2013 - Science and Religion in the 21st Century

Exploring Interreligious Relations & 
Interfaith Culture

Science and Religion are portrayed in harmony in this Tiffany window titled “Education” (1890). Photo: Wikipedia

Science and Religion are portrayed in harmony in this Tiffany window titled “Education” (1890). Photo: Wikipedia

EDITORIAL 

From Darwin to Zygon – Signs of Reconciliation

INTERFAITH NEWS

Obama Addresses Interfaith Service in Boston – Kidnapped Syrian Bishops Still Missing – Religious Leaders in Syria Commit to Peace – Threats to Religious Freedom Escalating – Christians and Muslims Get Acquainted in Kansas – Muslim Leaders Decry Violence and Terrorism – Muslim Roots in Iowa Town Celebrated – Ukrainian Interfaith Conference Draws Protests – American Indians Discerned in 1494 Vatican Painting

THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM – A PROFILE

The Genesis of International Interfaith Organizing by Marcus Braybrooke

GROWING NON-AFFILIATED COMMUNITY DESERVES RESPECT & A WELCOME

The Nones Are Off the Bus, and Many of Them Are Alls by Anne Benvenuti

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON – A PROFILE

A Mystic Vision with a Social Conscience by Ruth Broyde Sharone

TIO IN CANADA 

Canadian News & Resources

Canadian Events & Opportunities

Science and Religion in the 21st Century

WE NEED TO PICK THE RIGHT BATTLE

Celebrating Darwin: Religion and Science Are Closer Than You Think by Max Tegmark

UNDERCUTTING SLOPPY THINKING ABOUT EVOLUTION 

Why Americans Love Creationism by Karl Giberson

UNDERMINING DOGMATIC CONFLICT-THINK

The Evolution ‘Battle’ Isn’t What You Think It Is by Michael Zimmerman

RELIGION AND SCIENCE FROM MUSLIM PERSPECTIVES 

Muslims and Evolution in the 21st Century: A Galileo Moment? by Usaama al-Azami

BUDDHISM AND SCIENTIFIC STUDY

Where Science and Religion Coexist by Saskia De Rothschild

RECONCILING SCIENCE AND FAITH

Michael Dowd and “Evolutionary Christianity” by Paul Chaffee

A RENEWED NARRATIVE FOR ALL TRADITIONS 

New Theists: Knowers, Not Believers by Michael Dowd

THE NEED FOR A PROFOUND HUMILITY 

Science, Religion and Religious Minimalism by Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp

SCIENTISTS FROM MANY FAITHS 

Giants Engaged in both Science and Religion by Sana Saeed

COMPASSION – A MANY SPLENDORED JEWEL 

The Science of Compassion by James R. Doty

NONDUALITY – THE STORY OF SAND

Scientists and Mystics Taking Hands by Maurizio Benazzo

JOYFUL LIVING WITH A NEW NARRATIVE 

A Review of The New Universe and the Human Future by Matthew Fox

RECLAIMING OUR SPIRITUALITY 

Interspiritual Revolution: How the Occupy Generation Is Re-Envisioning Spirituality and (New) Monasticism by Rory McEntee and Adam Bucko

RELIGIOUS CALENDAR

OPPORTUNITIES

Early-bird NAIN Connect Registration Deadline Is: June 15

June Symposium on the Role of the Sacred Texts in Uniting and Dividing Humanity

July Program on Sustainability and the Sacred

Update – Ruth Broyde Sharone honored, TIO Joins Religion News Service