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.
June 5, 2012
As it has 11 times since 1982, Gallup has polled Americans on the question of human origins. Once again, the biased wording of the three belief statements on the menu of choices forces respondents into camps that do not reflect the views of many Americans—myself included.
May 30, 2012
A new breed of theist is emerging in nearly every denomination and religion across the globe. If we had a creed, it might simply be this: Reality is our God, evidence is our scripture, integrity is our religion, and ensuring a healthy future for the entire body of life is our mission.
May 9, 2012
"Big History" has entered the big leagues—both in academia and in entertainment. This new, cross-disciplinary field that embraces cosmic, geological, and biological history (as well as human history) offers an inspiring way forward through the thorny and tangled bank of the science-and-religion debate.
April 18, 2012
The 21st century will be seen as humanity's rite of passage. We're growing up as a species, going through the very same process we've all gone through individually. Our biggest challenge? Idolatry of the written word.
March 5, 2012
We are in the early stages of what I think historians will one day call religion's "Evidential Reformation."
February 10, 2012
2012 promises to be a pivotal year for proponents of group selection and multi-level selection theory.

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