Faith & Disbelief Archive

Three Questions Embattled Faculty at Religious Institutions Need to Ask

There are three questions every faculty member should ask when trouble breaks out at a religious institution and they could save them a world of heartache.

Short Science: The Evidence for Evolution in 11 Minutes

What happens when independent lines of evidence examine life on earth? Evidence for evolution, that's what happens.

Why an Atheist Might Not Think the Bible is All That Special

How could anyone reject the Bible? Believing in the Bible’s divinity can be pretty tough once you begin to read it like any other book.

3 for Thursday: 3 Takeaways from the Lifeway Survey of American Prayer

According to a new Lifeway survey, 48 percent of Americans pray every day and, surprisingly, not all pray for their favorite sports team.

Center for Inquiry: How Does Religion Benefit from Science and Secularism?

At "Science Peers into the Future," Center for Inquiry explored trends in everything from artificial intelligence to nanoscale drug delivery systems.

3 for Thursday: 3 Highlights from the Pew Survey of Religion in Politics

According to a new Pew survey, most Americans (72 percent) see religion as losing its influence on American society. What do you think?

What College (and Seminary) Students Don’t Know About Religion

College students studying religion think they know what it is, but they are often wrong. Here are some things worth knowing when studying religion.

What the Bible Looks Like When Compared to Fantasy Fiction

While comparing the Bible to fantasy fiction is not likely to settle well with about 28 percent of Americans, I did exactly that for On Faith this week.
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