(RNS) — Gleiser, the first Latin American to win the award honoring contributions to "affirming life’s spiritual dimension," describes himself as an agnostic but is an avowed critic of atheism.
(RNS) — A Notre Dame-based program brings young Islamic scholars into dialogue with modern intellectual currents, helping them 'recognize the scientific reasoning already embedded within the tradition,' a professor says.
(RNS) — King Abdullah II of Jordan has won the 2018 Templeton Prize for promoting interreligious dialogue and cooperation between Muslims of differing traditions. He is the second Muslim to win the prize, joining laureates such as Mother Teresa, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Billy Graham, Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama.
(RNS) A prominent philosopher-scientist has pulled out of a popular public science forum over concerns about one of its funders, the John Templeton Foundation.
(RNS) Saying he dislikes dogmatic figures on either end of the religious spectrum, Tomas Halik said his work is aimed at “seekers,” the segment of those asking questions about religious and spiritual issues but unaffiliated with religion or atheism.