Kuruvilla Pandikattu
The writer is a professor of science and religion
My Stories
Understanding our religious violence How is religion connected to violence? Is there an islamic radicalisation, hindu terrorism or christian violence? Does religion necessary lead to bloodshed?
Can faith and science co-exist? On May 2, 1956, world acclaimed theoretical physicist Richard Feyman gave a talk at the California Institute of Technology on the relation between science and religion.
Don't put the cart before the horse Is life unique on earth? The conclusion that the universe is teeming with biology is based on an unproved assumption, according to the well-known physicist and cosmologist Paul Davies.
What it takes to be really happy Finding Happiness: Monastic Steps for a Fulfilling Life written by Christopher Jamison is a very useful book in attaining human fulfilment and happiness.
So, what exactly is the role of god? Is God one of us? How can we meaningfully speak of god and transcendence in a world obsessed with money and matter? What is the role of thinking in fostering religious life?
If you chase profit, art takes a backseat The comic strip Calvin and Hobbes has become a classic. This timeless comic strip debuted in November 1985 and came to an end in 1995.
Free food operation for the needy Food is obviously a basic necessity.
So, god came from man's need to rule Despite being written out of large parts of history, atheists thrived in the polytheistic societies of the ancient world – raising considerable doubts about whether humans really are “wired” for relig
The link between wealth and religion What is the relationship between wealth and religion? Does a wealthier population mean the end of religion? Some of the evolutionary scientists claim so.
Demagogues and mass movements When we are witnessing the rise of demagogues and radical movements all over the world, it is useful to reflect on their origin and religio­us basis.