(RNS) — In his new book, 'The Human Instinct,' the Brown University biologist seeks to counter the message that evolution is dreary, depressing and demoralizing.
Many people of faith, including theologians, pick and choose elements in some of these rivals, considering that they cannot be ignored, but can be argued with across the spectrum of alternatives.
(RNS) To the way-back machine with six spring books.
(RNS) Substituting the term 'people groups' for 'race' is not going to rectify the manifold injustices of a nation that was founded on the enslavement of millions of Africans.
(RNS) It’s a fact of science that all humans are the same basic color, just different shades, while God's word declares that we are one race, descendants of Adam and Eve.
(RNS) Countering creationist theology, 25 evangelicals argue for science in a new book, "How I Changed My Mind About Evolution."
(RNS) As scientists, educators and others mark Feb. 12 as International Darwin Day, named for the man who advanced the theory of evolution, the anti-evolution camp is as active as ever.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “God is not a divine being or a magician, but the Creator who brought everything to life,” Pope Francis said.
(RNS) A growing number of Americans are marking the 1809 birthday of the British naturalist whose masterpiece “On The Origin of Species” has never been out of print since its publication in 1859.
(RNS) Robert Ingersoll was a Victorian-era rock star who packed theaters with people who traveled hundred of miles to hear his lectures against religion. Though largely forgotten, the man known as ``The Great Agnostic'' is enjoying a bit of a revival.
TORONTO (RNS) It's an unlikely setting for an unlikely class. The chapel at Jesuit-run Regis College is adorned with stained glass, icons of Mary and Joseph, and the Stations of the Cross. The eight-week course being taught here is on atheism. More properly, "Responding to 21st-Century Atheism.''
(RNS) The St. Paul Saints, a Minnesota minor league baseball team, will become the "Mr. Paul Aints" in a game sponsored by a local atheist group. By Kimberly Winston.