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    Muslim Futures
    Five Futures for Muslims
    Oct 1, 2005
    Sohail Inayatullah explores alternative futures for Muslims in this 2004 essay, from a return to its historical memory of grandeur, to further divisions through Islamic sectarianism, to linear modernization in line with the secular world, to pendulum shifts--a decline and the other rise of the Islam and the West, to a fifth, virtuous spiral that imagines not only an alternative modernity for the Islamic world, but an alternative global future of Islam becoming part of a pluralistic planetary ethic of ecology, gender partnership and global governance.  Visit Website ]

    Dr. Richard Kirby
    A New Mathematics for a New Era
    Sep 30, 2005
    Dr. Richard Kirby offers a paper on "mission to mathematics"--potentially encompassing all points of intersection of the values and life of mathematical practitioners and their cultural products with the multidimensional revelation of God in Christ and the Church.

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    Search the Future of Religion
    Sep 1, 2005
    Check out our research metapage and scan the future of religion, with 100 select web links.

    Top News
    Future Gazing on 2050
    Aug 25, 2005
    What can we expect from the next five decades? Each year hundreds of scientists, business planners and futurists with The Millennium Project contribute their research, conclusions and judgements about future developments and global strategies. Their input has been condensed into the 15 global challenges in chapter one of the annual State of the Future report. See the highlights and lowlights from this year’s analysis.  Visit Website ]

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    WNRF Marks 25 Years of Religious Futurism
    Jul 20, 2005
    Dr. Richard Kirby, chairman emeritus of WNRF, celebrates the 25th anniversary of the meeting of Religious Futurists in Toronto, and shares his vision for next quarter century of helping religionists and futurists learn from each other's worlds.

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    Varieties of Spiritual Transformation
    Jul 19, 2005
    The Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS) is holding a week-long conference on Star Island, located off the coast of Portsmouth NH, from July 30 – August 6, 2005. The conference, entitled “Varieties of Spiritual Transformation: Scientific and Religious Perspectives,” is co-chaired by neurobiologist Andy Newberg and religion scholar Karl Peters and is open to all interested persons.

    Muslim Futures
    Sardar on London Bombings
    Jul 11, 2005
    SardarInstead of worrying about a backlash to the London bombings, leading futurist Zia Sardar admonishes the Islamic community now to ask: what are the Muslims going to do to fight terrorism? Yet Sardar, a Pakistani, who has lived in London since 1961, sees it as a two-way street for Britain. "Can you on the one hand talk peace negotiations in Palestine (which have not occurred) while on the other participating in a real [Iraq] war in the name of defeating terror that is creating new terrorists?" He claims Britain must realign its foreign and domestic policy and purposely move toward the future. Source: Independent, Sunday, July 10, 2005, Attack on London.

    Jewish Futures
    A Future for Jews and Israel
    Feb 1, 2005
    jewsIn Futurizing the Jews, Bisk and Dror offer a thought-provoking examination of where the Jewish people are at the beginning of the twenty-first century, how they got there, and where they should be going if they want to survive. Topics include Zionism in the twenty-first century, the future of Arab-Jewish and Jewish-Christian relations, the future of Israeli culture, and the Jewish community in cyberspace

    Transmodern Futures
    The P2P Meme Map of Social Formation
    Jun 30, 2005
    Inspired by Howard Rheingold's (et al.) excellent map of Technologies of Cooperation, Michael Bauwens has produced one or several 'meme maps' representing his understanding of the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) universe. He welcomes comments, additions, criticisms, and above all, renderings in a more attractive graphical format.

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    50 Hotest Mutant Bachelors?
    Jun 28, 2005
    America's satire magazine, The Onion, dedicates its latest issue to a spoof on the Year 2056, with headlines featuring the 50 hotest mutant bachelors, Ramadan shopping season boosting the economy and a million robot march on Washington, D.C. Visit the Onion, and be amused at the wacky future of society and religion a half century out.
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    Institute to Study Secularism
    Jun 14, 2005
    Trinity College is the recipient of a major grant to establish an Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture at the College. The mission of the new Institute is to increase understanding of the sources, nature, and contemporary significance of secular values.  Visit Website ]

    Muslim Futures
    The Fracturing Iranian Theocracy
    Jun 9, 2005
    A new trend appears to be developing; a growing majority of young, secular students are rejecting "Islamic democracy" in favor of Western-influenced liberal democracy. Dissatisfied with the current theocratic regime, these students are at the forefront of fundamental shifts now underway in Iranian society.

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    World Conference on the Future of Science
    June 7, 2005
    The Umberto Veronesi Foundation is hosting the First World Conference on the Future of Science in Venice, Italy, September 21-23, 2005. Organizers will examine the social, economic and cultural consequences of the continuing technological revolution, and unrelenting scientific advance. The first day will be focused on the future of science and religion. Over 50 internationally renown scientists, ethicists, religionists and politicans will be speaking.
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    Esoteric Futures
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    Dr. Richard Kirby
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