Michael Dowd and Connie Barlow: Soulful Science
The Rev. Michael Dowd is a former pastor, veteran sustainability activist, and the author of the bestselling book, "Thank God for Evolution." Connie Barlow is a gifted evolutionary educator, popular science writer, and developer of the leading epic of evolution/religious naturalism website: TheGreatStory.org. Since 2002, they have traveled North America as itinerant evolutionary evangelists.
March 14, 2013
Science writer Connie Barlow provides insightful resources for ritually celebrating Big History.
January 12, 2013
In 2012, the dangers of human-caused climate disturbance became undeniable, making this the fundamental moral issue of our time.
December 13, 2012
The cascade of unwelcome revelations about people we admire could have an upside. The series of scandals could nudge progressive churches and educational institutions to overhaul the ways they provision our youth to grow into healthy, resilient adults.
October 25, 2012
We regard Terrence Deacon's "Incomplete Nature" as the most important book written on the science and philosophy of "emergence."
August 14, 2012
Photos and video from the inaugural conference of the International Big History Association.
August 9, 2012
Everything we value is possible only because of death. The ancients couldn't have known this truth revealed by science. We can no longer afford to remain ignorant of it; the cost is too high.
July 15, 2012
Science not only increases our knowledge, it also deepens our intimacy with reality. Nowhere is this more evident than in how an evidential worldview helps us honor—indeed, celebrate—the role of death at all scales of the cosmos.
June 25, 2012
Faith traditions offer conflicting beliefs about our inner nature and challenges. Fortunately, a knowledge-based view is emerging that offers fresh and realistic hope for improving the quality of our lives and relationships.
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