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June 2007


Is Americanism the 'Fourth Great Religion'?

David Gelernter, a professor of computer science at Yale University, is perhaps most widely known for having survived one of "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski's 16 attempts at postal assassination—a twisted neo-Luddite campaign that ended up killing three people and wounding 23. Suffering permanent damage ...

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Exploring the Mormon Difference

Much journalistic ink has been devoted to the issue of Mitt Romney and his Mormon faith. At first, the big question was whether his religion was hurtful to the former Massachusetts governor's chances of winning the Republican nomination for the presidency. More recently, though, almost as much ...

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Romney, Mitt

A New Light on Newton's Faith?

Valuable three-century-old documents written by Sir Isaac Newton and owned by a Jewish scholar and collector since 1936 have been put on display in Jerusalem. They reportedly shed light on the less known religious side of the famous English thinker. But do they, in fact, do so?

Like many of the ...

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Making Sense of the Dover Intelligent Design Trial

Freelance journalist Gordy Slack has written the first book-length treatment of the trial that caught the nation's attention during the summer of 2005, The Battle Over the Meaning of Everything: Evolution, Intelligent Design, and a School Board in Dover, Pa.

It is a very readable firsthand account ...

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evolution

Q and A: Deepak Chopra

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Call Deepak Chopra a "new age guru," and he bristles. To his mind, the label belittles a serious, career-long effort to combine western scientific knowledge with eastern spiritual wisdom in a comprehensive approach to health and healing. A hugely successful one-man industry with his own ...

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