Carl Sagan

Carl Edward Sagan (/ˈseɪɡən/; November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer and science communicator in astronomy and other natural sciences. His contributions were central to the discovery of the high...
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Reinventing the Sacred – Stuart Kaufman

Dr. Stuart Kauffman argues that people who do not believe in God have largely lost their sense of the sacred and the deep human legitimacy of our inherited spirituality, and that those who do believe in a Creator God, no science will ever disprove that belief. Kauffman believes...
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Agnosticism

Agnosticism is the view that the truth values of certain claims—especially claims about the existence or non-existence of any deity, as well as other religious and metaphysical claims—are unknown or unknowable. Agnosticism sometimes indicates doubt or a skeptical approach to...
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Richard Dawkins

Clinton Richard Dawkins, Sc. D., FRS, FRSL (born 26 March 1941) is a British ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxford’s Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995 until...
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A Science and Religion Debate

Steven Pinker, Contributing Editor and Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and Leon Wieseltier, Literary Editor both involved with The New Republic Magazine. Overview In this introduction you will find some succinct comments that frame the ongoing polarized viewpoints...
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Spirituality and Health

Largest Study Yet to Explore the Links Between Spirituality and Health Advances in contemporary medicine are tremendous. Yet, alongside almost daily, welcome improvements, there has developed a sense that technology alone cannot deliver the physical wellbeing for which we hope....
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The Re-Enchantment of Humanity – Stuart Kaufman

Stuart Alan Kauffman (born September 28, 1939) is an American theoretical biologist and complex systems researcher who studies the origin of life on Earth. Kauffman is best known for arguing that the complexity of biological systems and organisms might result as muc...
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Religion and Science: Irreconcilable?

A response by Albert Einstein to a greeting sent by the Liberal Ministers’ Club of New York City. Published in The Christian Register, June, 1948. Published in Ideas and Opinions, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1954. Does there truly exist an insuperable contradiction...
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Science & Religion

The relationship between religion and science has been a subject of study since Classical antiquity, addressed by philosophers, theologians, scientists, and others. Perspectives from different geographical regions, cultures and historical epochs are diverse, with some...
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