Science and Religion

Rosalyn R. LaPier

Visiting Professor Helps Organize March for Science

April 6, 2017

Rosalyn LaPier, a Visiting Professor and Research Associate with the Women's Studies in Religion Program, is a member of the steering committee for the March for Science taking place April 22.

Ahmed Ragab

Pope Francis's Message on the Environment, Poverty, and Power

June 22, 2015

Pope Francis's much-anticipated encyclical on the environment, issued June 18, was received with both relief and concern, as it raised important questions to all of us—Christian or not, Catholic or otherwise.

Francis's 184-page document (PDF) had several purposes. First, it was meant to legitimize the Church's worldwide role in relation to climate change and other environmental problems. It presented itself as an appeal to humanity issued by one of its most...

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'We Are Not Silenced'

'We Are Not Silenced'

January 13, 2015

Cosmologics editor Myrna Perez Sheldon writes of her gratefulness to write and the chance to have a voice.

 The Science of Spiritual Care

The Science of Spiritual Care

December 11, 2013

In 1990, Parameshwaran Ramakrishnan had no idea that he would one day be a divinity school student, let alone that he would find his calling bridging the worlds of spirituality and psychiatry as a multifaith hospital chaplain.