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Home > Articles   Updated: Dec 15th, 2013 - 07:07:53 

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Which Requires more Faith, Science or Religion?
Dec 15, 2013
Futurist Thomas Frey asks, Which requires more faith, science or religion?

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The Future of the Religion Business
Aug 19, 2013
Tsvi Bisk offers an economic, cultural and historical retrospect on the business of organized religion and spirituality. But what of it's future? Bisk ponders how religion might move up the Maslovian scale by adapting to both Enlightenment and Experiential values.

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Religious Belief in the Year 2100
Aug 11, 2012
In a dedicated issue of the Futurist, religious analyst Gina Bellofatto charted the contours of belief on the eve of the 22nd century. Based on the religious demographics of the World Religion Database, Bellofatto forecasts that the world will be more religiously affliated by 2100 than 2012, increasing from 88.2% religious today to 92% by the 22nd century

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The Future(s) & Religion(s)
Feb 5, 2012
John Sweeney, who teaches at the University of Hawaii, shares how religion is a singular/plural construct, whose tension resembles the same experiential one finds between the present and the future(s).

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Notes on a post-secular society
Jun 18, 2008
Both religious and secular mentalities must be open to a complementary learning process if we are to balance shared citizenship and cultural difference.

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The Future of Buddhism
Nov. 25, 2009
In this YouTube video clip, Carter Phipps of EnlightenNext magazine asks Sulak Sivaraksa about the future of Buddhism to address a suffering world (Barcelona, 2004). Is Buddhism still relevant in a complex world, where there is structural violence?

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The Religion of Science Fiction
Oct 27, 2009
Sometimes the future of religion in outer space is conspicuous by its absence. Consider this blog entry that compares the absence of religion on Star Trek: The Next Generation, with its presence on Babylon 5.

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Why Religion Shapes the World's Future
Jan 21, 2008
'What does religion have to do with the future of the world?' Can we live together despite our deepest differences? Can we mitigate the clash between secularism and fundamentalism which is feeding the war on terrorism. Author Howard Pepper offers ways to transcend religious truisms and actively seek out common ground.

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Overcoming Patriarchal Gender Violence in Religion
Jan 7, 2007
The January 2008 issue of the Solidarity, Sustainability, and Non-Violence focuses on 'Religious Dimension of Sustainable Development.' The issue addresses religion as both indispensable and dangerous. It is indispensable to attain full human development beyond the physical, biological, and intellectual levels. It is dangerous when it degenerates into fanatical delusions about the absolute superiority of any particular religion, and then leads to religious intolerance and religious violence.

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No Tears for Mecca
Jul 23, 2007
In attending an Academy of Jerusalem conclave, U.S. Army Space Command scanner Ed Kiker speculates on the shifts within moderate Islam in a 'No Tears for Mecca' scenario, and then offers comments on the tenuous situation of the North Korean regime.


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