A recent Templeton Foundation program sought to cultivate local conversation on science and faith. We asked some pastors to describe their experience.
"Students don't have time for electives. Rather than change the curriculum, we embedded a discussion of religion and science in the classes they already take."
When the congregation starts reciting the creed, I do one of two things: argue with it in my head, or zone out and stop listening.
My dad's descent into depression
Our brains are wired to allow us to read each other's minds, to feel each other's person.
Charles Duhigg's book will remind readers of Malcolm Gladwell's best work. It represents the best "popular brain science" genre can offer.
Computers are changing the way we think. "Calm, focused, undistracted, the linear mind is being pushed aside by a new kind of mind that wants and needs to take in and dole out information in short, disjointed, often overlapping bursts—the faster, the better." This is probably not a good thing, says Nicholas Carr.