(RNS) — People of different faiths are rediscovering the practice of Sabbath, and some point to science suggesting such a day of rest — including time away from social media and digital devices — benefits longevity and mental health.
(RNS) — In his new memoir, Aten, a Wheaton College professor, recounts how his oncologist told him, 'You’re in for your own personal kind of disaster.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'The exploration of space is part of the human quest for knowledge, and the human quest for knowledge is to know God’s creation,' said Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'Is this something we can embrace because it has great potential in medicine or is it something we should think a little more deeply about before we plunge in?' the geneticist asks about advances in gene editing.
EDINA, Minn. (RNS) — A two-day conference started with a hunch — that youth pastors in America weren't ready to talk about faith and science with the students in their churches.
(RNS) 'I have my own personal rule, which is I never, ever tell people what to believe. And I never, ever tell people they’re wrong,' says Paul M. Sutter, an astrophysicist who fields questions from the public — some of them religious — on the cosmos.
(RNS) 'My entreaty for scientists is to be able to speak publicly about why you care,' said the Rev. Fletcher Harper, executive director of GreenFaith.
(RNS) Was it "a star, a star dancing in the night," or was it something more dramatic, like a supernova or even a UFO? There is science behind the manger story. Let us ‘Splain ...