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Can Faith and Science Coexist?

Can Faith and Science Coexist?

Last week I “debated” the question above at my school, Stevens Institute of Technology, in an event sponsored by the Christian group Veritas.

February 23, 2015 — John Horgan
How an Agnostic Science Writer Celebrates Winter Solstice

How an Agnostic Science Writer Celebrates Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice, darkest day of the year, is fast approaching. So once again I’m posting an edited version of a column I originally wrote for The New York Times more than a decade ago, when I was still married and living in a Hudson Valley hamlet.

December 19, 2014 — John Horgan

Did Jesus Save the Klingons?

If or when we make contact with extraterrestrials, the effect on our religious sensibilities will be profound, says astronomer David Weintraub
 

October 16, 2014 — Clara Moskowitz
Breaking Food Down

Breaking Food Down

What is food? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary entry says “Something that nourishes, sustains, or supplies.” How beautiful. That statement captures much of the emotion and feeling surrounding food, yet it’s only part of the full definition.

September 4, 2013 — See Arr Oh

How Science Mimics Faith

People may use trust in science as others use religious faith to cope with life's uncertainties

March 1, 2014 — Tori Rodriguez
Atonement, Forgiveness, And Our Most Fundamental Error.

Atonement, Forgiveness, And Our Most Fundamental Error.

Today is the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. Although it is often called the “holiest day of the Jewish year,” what is notable about Yom Kippur is not the fact that it is particularly holy, nor is it the fact that many Jews you know might be particularly hungry today.

September 14, 2013 — Melanie Tannenbaum

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