Oct 10, 2012 — In this idealized dialogue between faith and science, some of the most entrenched reasons for the common split are explored. Science insists in the reality of things, faith doesn't. Science measures, faith believes. How to deal with the origin of the universe?
Sep 25, 2012 — How can some people accept the complexity and subtlety of the science underpinning our technologically based society and then turn right around to fully place their personal faith in the fantastic explanations of our world offered by religion?
May 2, 2012 — Has physics done away with the need for philosophy and theology? While the debate rages on, we might wonder if it's the job of science to deal with final questions.
Mar 26, 2012 — Listen to a provocative conversation between evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins and NPR commentator Barbara J. King, on the nature of science, reason and faith. In her blog post, King reflects on the conversation.
Dec 20, 2011 — Stories on the new Catholic liturgy prompted complaints that Catholicism is over-covered. Islam, Judaism and Christianity were in fact mentioned much more this year. A monthly average of three stories mentioning the denomination practiced by a quarter of all Americans doesn't seem out of line.
Oct 28, 2011 — In the Showtime series Dexter, an atheist serial killer confronts other killers who believe themselves to be following God's plan. In the midst of much blood, the plot offers a meditation on science and religion.
Apr 26, 2011 — Members of health care sharing ministries pay monthly shares and pool their money to cover each others' expenses. Under the new health law, ministry members are exempt from the mandate to buy individual coverage. But they may not be covered for expensive pre-existing conditions.
Jan 10, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Arizonans talk about trying to make sense of Saturday's tragedy. In the second hour, 12 steps to compassion, and Guantanamo Bay on the opinion page.
Dec 15, 2010 — Doctors now study the effects of religion on the brain — an area called neurotheology. Researchers, such as Andrew Newberg, author of "Principles of Neurotheology," discovered that parts of the brain act differently when people meditate or pray.
May 16, 2013 — Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh said anyone using social media sites — and especially Twitter — "has lost this world and his afterlife." Many Saudis have turned to social media sites for news and to discuss issues they might otherwise not be able to bring up.