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    Muslim Futures
    Thinly Veiled Humour
    Sept 14, 2004
    Iranian-American Tissa Hami is a rarity - a female Muslim stand-up comic who's not afraid to confront stereotypes. Hami only wears a headscarf when she performs - it's all part of her comedy with a message. Read a Dateline transcript on why one comedian is scratching at the raw nerves exposed by terrorist attacks and receiving rave reviews.   Visit Website ]

    Muslim Futures
    The Trouble with Islam Today
    Dec 21, 2006
    The Trouble with Islam Today is an open letter from Irshad Manji, a Muslim voice of reform, to concerned citizens worldwide -- Muslim and not. It's about why her faith community needs to come to terms with the diversity of ideas, beliefs and people in our universe, and why non-Muslims have a pivotal role in helping them get there.  Visit Website ]

    Articles
    Christianity, the U.N., and Global Democracy
    December 15, 2006
    Is the United Nations a friend or foe of Christianity? Your answer indicates how you mentally frame the future of Earth and the role of religion.

    Articles
    Beyond Reductionism
    Nov 13, 2006
    In the following essay, subtitled, inventing the sacred, biochemist Stuart Kauffman frames a new scientific world view of emergence and ceaseless creativity, which, he notes, is 'awesome in what has come to pass in reality, and God enough for me and many, where God is the creativity of the universe, yielding a global ethics of respect for all life, the planet, awe, wonder and spirituality cut free from a transcendent God.'  Visit Website ]

    Muslim Futures
    Islamic Science and the European Renaissance
    Oct 19, 2006
    How did scientific ideas pass from the Islamic world to the European Renaissance during the 15th and 16th centuries? Did Copernicus make use of the achievements of Arabic/Islamic scholars? Professor George Saliba argues that mathematical innovations produced in the Islamic world stimulated mathematical astronomy during the European Renaissance.   Visit Website ]

    Top News
    Muslim Backlash Against Pope Remarks Grows
    Sept 17, 2006
    Pope Benedict’s comments about Islam on Sept. 12th have damaged religious harmony, and now churches in the Mideast have been firebombed. Muslims government and religious leaders in the world’s most populous Muslim countries, Indonesia and Pakistan call on him to apologize. Could this grow to the size of the Mohammed cartoon protests?  Visit Website ]

    Dr. Richard Kirby
    The Theological Definition of Cosmic Disorder
    Aug 15, 2006
    In his 1992 PhD thesis, Richard Kirby offers an understanding of cosmos and disorder in theological and scientific terms, and the soteriological issues relating to the future of cosmology as it is formed and shaped by theology and science in mutual modification.

    Transmodern Futures
    Microvita and the Body Politic
    Jul 18, 2006
    This article explores the idea of microvita - emmanations of the Cosmic 'mind' - that underpin consciousness and have a subtle yet foundational relationship to the social. In this article Marcus Bussey links the thinking of P.R. Sarkar with social forms and thus builds a bridge between personal spiritual action and social transformation.

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    Religious Futures: Two Decades Later
    Jul 15, 1998
    The World Network of Religious Futurists traces its origins back to 1980? Where is it going now two decades later? Dr. Richard Kirby offers his perspective.

    Christian Futures
    Attend Foresight 2006 in Va. Beach
    June 2, 2006
    geneticsJoin Dr. Ted Peters, Dr. Clem Bezold and Jay Gary from Sept 20-22nd in Virginia Beach, VA at Regent University for the 4th annual futures conference for Christian leaders. This year's focus will be on the future of aging, bioethics and faith ministry. We will ask, How do we approach a Genetics Age, and lead from the future? How do businesses, organizations, ministries and schools identify emerging issues, preempt the undesirable and advance the desirable? Register now and get the e-book 'Futures: Human and Divine' free.  Visit Website ]

    Muslim Futures
    Islam: Negotiating the future
    May 31, 2006
    In a new book, Islam: Negotiating the future, Dr. Rashid Shaz of India, describes an Islam desperate to regain the lost glory of bygone days. He challenges fellow Muslims to use their own minds to look into the Qur'an for fresh guidance.


    Top News
    WCC Speaks Out on Israel/Palestine
    May 20, 2006
    Meeting near Geneva, May 16-19th, the 25-person World Council of Churches executive committee endorsed a framework for activities from 2007-2013, and issued a public statement on the Middle East crisis and human rights. Entitled, The time is ripe to do what is right, the statement called on governments to promote negotiations, rather than let one side position itself to unilaterally establish final borders.
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    The Religious Left is Back
    May 22, 2006
    Rabbi Michael Lerner reports on a 4-day Spiritual Progressives conference in Washington, D.C., May 17-20, 2006, where 1,200 people attended to challenge the Religious Right's inappropriate use of God language to justify militarism, war, and cuts in aid to the poor. Participants signed an eight point Spiritual Covenant.


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