CHICAGO (RNS) — Asma argues that religion is an emotional survival toolbox that resides in the limbic brain, headquarters of human emotions as true as love, or grief or fear.
"if you don't care what anyone else thinks about you, you can easily find yourself locked in an echo-chamber," Jacobs says.
(RNS) The author of 'Walden; or, Life in the Woods,' who was born 200 years ago this week, was a Transcendentalist. Let us 'Splain . . .
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis sent a personal greeting to researchers discussing black holes, gravitational waves and assorted scientific questions at the Vatican Observatory.
(RNS) Because of Alvin Plantinga’s influence, it is no longer unusual for philosophy professors to bring their religious commitments to bear on their work, the Templeton Foundation said.
There are Christians, and there are Confucians. But according to Gregg Ten Elshof, there should also be "Confucian Christians."
A Fulbright scholar contends that animal suffering and death presents a formidable challenge for Christian creationists and Biblical literalists.
As atheists debate the merits of philosophy, 'Plato at the Googleplex' author Rebecca Goldstein tells RNS that philosophy isn’t in competition with science and explains why atheists shouldn’t dismiss it.
The Christian author shares how faith shapes the way we confront suffering, evil, and tough times.