Kuruvilla Pandikattu
The writer is a professor of science and religion
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The so-called death of God God is dead, and it was science that killed him.
Let go of ‘if onlys’, live in the moment The prospect of facing certain death and reflecting on it over a period of minutes, hours or days is terrifying. Though most frightening, we need to face it graciously and gratefully.
So, tell us, what makes you happy? To be happier, pray at the altar of progress and put your faith in technology.” That was the challenging title of a recent article.
Understanding the world better Religious believers are more likely to have “a poorer understanding of the world and are more likely to believe objects like rocks and paper have human qualities,” scientists say.
The footprints of times gone by In northern Tanzania, near Engare Sero, is the largest assemblage of ancient human footprints in Africa and one of the biggest on the planet, have been discovered.
Deeper meaning of atheism Alain de Botton is an author, philosopher and founder of the School of Life, a London-based institute “devoted to developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture.” Author of Religion for
Searching for the right answers The assumption that science and religion are in conflict is a popular but wrong view of reality.
Things we do in the name of progress Tomorrow has never looked better. Breakthroughs in fields like genetic engineering and nanotechnology promise to give us unprecedented power to redesign our bodies and our world.
Bad memories can heal, too Pope Francis’s visit to Armenia in June this year is among the most breathtaking challenges he has posed. It defies both conventional wisdom and historical experience of the Armenian genocide.
The enriching encounters Pope Francis recently hosted a special guest at the Vatican: Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook.

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