After all, while some see religion
and film as a sub-discipline separate from the main media and religion
one, for college students a media and religion
course may well be the student's sole exposure also to the subject of Film and Religion
Not all science fiction has religious undertones, but there can be similarities between science fiction and religion
Freedom From Religion
Foundation, but the justices won't be deliberating the constitutionality of the faith-based initiative.
PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans are divided in their opinions about the current level of influence displayed by organized religion
in America today.
That will never do: since religion
makes claims about reality, Dawkins insists that it be held to some sort of scientific standards; and judging by them he concludes that all theology fails: "There is almost certainly no God.
conservative Protestants are more likely to donate and volunteer than people not affiliated with a religion
, or those who identify themselves with other religions
The rise of religion
in politics was the biggest story of the last 30 years, and political scientists just missed it,'' said Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center for Religion
and American Public Life at Boston College.
There have been other, more plausible attempts to explain religion
as a biological adaptation.
Over the past decade, psychologists' interest in understanding the role that spirituality and religion
play in healthy human functioning has increased greatly.
Since there is no broadly accepted definition of religion
, Taylor and his colleagues had to choose one of various possibilities; what they settled on is based on David Chidester's vague definition, who argued in his 1996 Savage Systems: Colonialism and Comparative Religion
in Southern Africa that the term "religion
has been a contested category[;] a single, incontestable definition of religion
cannot simply be established by academic flat" (ix), and who consciously proposed a vague definition: religion
is "that dimension of human experience engaged with sacred norms" (ix).
sections in secular bookstores are a digest of the world's religions
, and in some places it may be hard to find a Christian text in the mix.
The Framework encourages pupils to 'learn from different religions
, beliefs, values and traditions, while exploring their own beliefs and questions of meaning, and develop respect for and sensitivity to others, in particular those whose faith and beliefs are different from their own '.
Deftly compiled and edited by Zainal Abidin Bagir (Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia), Science And Religion
In A Post-Colonial Word: Interfaith Perspectives is an in-depth study of conceptual findings and theories of modern science and the questioning required by the various theologies of diverse religions
The result was "An Open Letter Concerning Religion
and Science," which has received endorsements from 10,000 clergy members around the country.
By this point, Jefferson had written his draft of the Virginia statute of religious freedom, and he and James Madison were known as the strictest proponents of keeping government and religion