Science & Tech
Georgia may be turning purple. It’s definitely turning green.
By Marqus Cole — March 14, 2023
(RNS) — Georgia’s clean energy transition is doing what some may deem a miracle — getting Republicans and Democrats to agree.
Robots are performing Hindu rituals — some devotees fear they’ll replace worshippers
By Holly Walters — March 13, 2023
Asteroid named after pope behind Gregorian calendar reform
By Associated Press — March 2, 2023
Could churches be prime locations for EV charging stations? One company thinks so.
By Amethyst Holmes — February 23, 2023
(RNS) — Churches, with their large parking lots that often sit empty during the week, could help provide a solution to the growing demand for electric vehicle charging stations.
Christian climate activist challenges church to take action
By Kathryn Post — February 17, 2023
(RNS) — Kyle Meyaard-Schaap's 'Following Jesus in a Warming World' is a field guide for Christian climate action.
Chaplains offer more than prayers: New study confirms impact on ICU families
By Kathryn Post — February 15, 2023
(RNS) — One research chaplain called the new data ‘a V8 engine for the kind of work we do.’
Buying Starbucks with gold? A halal investing app is making it possible.
By Kathryn Post — February 3, 2023
(RNS) — Wahed, an Islamic fintech company launched in 2017, now offers brick-and-mortar banks and gold-backed debit cards.
Christian educators: Don’t be afraid of ChatGPT
By Brian Paige — January 20, 2023
(RNS) — Emerging technology causes us to wrestle with issues of the heart.
Exvangelical TikTok worship parodies bring unexpected healing
By Kathryn Post — January 9, 2023
(RNS) — Using troubling quotes from the Bible, Prezleigh and Joshua Colburn write worship parodies under the name 'Trysten & Sayge.'
Alan Lightman’s new TV series explores where humans fit in the universe
By Yonat Shimron — January 6, 2023
(RNS) — In the new three-part series, the scientist interviews some of the brightest minds about the thorniest questions. How did life first emerge? Why are we here?
Psychedelic chaplains: In clinical trials, a new form of spiritual guide emerges
By Kathryn Post — December 13, 2022
(RNS) — Spiritual care practitioners are being trained to support patients undergoing psychedelic therapy in clinical trials and decriminalized settings.
Will Chat GPT rot our brains?
By Jeffrey Salkin — December 12, 2022
(RNS) — In which I test drive Chat GPT. So you don't have to.
Trump’s Twitter return sparks concern among faith groups
By Jack Jenkins — November 22, 2022
(RNS) — New owner Elon Musk has gone back on his promise not to replatform anyone before instituting a transparent process that included outside input, according to the Anti-Defamation League's head.
The Twitter exodus: As a Christian minister, I can no longer stay
By Chuck Currie — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — As long as Musk is in charge without restraints or oversight, I'll be away.
As a country we’re in need of healing. Here’s how Shabbat can help.
By Aliza Kline — September 28, 2022
(RNS) — The ancient Jewish ritual of Shabbat, especially Friday night dinners, can help young adults navigate the obstacles to well-being.
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