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    Terra Nova: The Religious Quest for Tomorrow
    Jan 7, 2014
    The religious imagination continues to reframe our quest toward transformation and tomorrow. The World Future Society will host a panel in Orlando, July 11-13, to consider how this imagination affects futures work.

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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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    Religious Futurists Gathered in Toronto at WFS
    Jul 29, 2012
    Religious Futurists MeetWould you like to meet other futurists who are helping their churches, synagogues or ministries lead from the future, not just the past? Eight hundred visionaries gathered in Toronto the summer of 2012 at the World Future Society's annual conference. During the conference, Religious Futurists met for a special networking session.

    Jewish Futures
    The Cosmotheistic Hypothesis of Mordechai Nessyahu
    May 30, 2012
    Mordechai Nessyahu viewed his life work as a product of his Jewish identity and his particular interpretation of Jewish history. He assigned a special place for the Jews and the Jewish outlook on life in the development of conscious civilizations throughout the universe. Cosmotheism posits God as the consequence of the Cosmos and not as its cause. Not in the beginning God created the Universe but in the end the Cosmos will have created God.

    Muslim Futures
    Zia Sardar Launches Critical Muslim
    Mar 21, 2012
    Zia Sardar has just announced he will step down from a 13 year run as editor of Futures journal to focus, in part, on a new project inspired by the Arab Spring: to look at Islam, the West and the wider world critically, and seek what is most suitable for all in contemporary times.

    Articles
    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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    Lynch offers Religion Methods Website
    Dec 5, 2011
    University of Kent's Professor Gordon Lynch has launched a comprehensive web site focused on "Research Methods for the Study of Religion". Designed to help graduate students write research proposals, this site offers an overview of the field of Religious Studies and appropriate methods to conduct empirical research.

    Esoteric Futures
    Markley to Launch Ashram in Texas
    Oct 5, 2011
    Oliver Markley, PhD, long-time futurist and professor emeritus of Human Sciences and Studies of the Future, announced today he has recently moved to the city of Pflugerville, just north of Austin, where he will co-found the White Lotus Ashram with inspirational author, Delia Trujillo as a sacred space for reflection, discernment and renewal.

    Jewish Futures
    Moshe Dror -- In rememberance
    May 2, 2011
    Moshe DrorDr. Rabbi Moshe Dror (1934-2011), author, educator, mystic and director of Jewish Futures Network passed away in Israel, on Friday, April 29, 2011. Moshe died in surgery, after being hospitalized earlier in the month due to a stroke. Simcha, his wife, reports that the funeral for Moshe was held on Monday, May 2nd, in Yeroham, Israel. Moshe Dror is best known in the futures studies community as co-author of Futurizing the Jews (Praeger, 2003). For over two decades he shared his vision of a "new exodus" and how a new generation of "cyber rabbis" could shape an open spirituality. Most recently he served as the chair of the World Network of Religious Futurists after the passing of Dr. Richard Kirby (d. 2009). MORE...

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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.

    Jewish Futures
    Bar Ilan to Host Futures Conference
    Nov 14, 2010
    On November 22nd, about 200 scholars and academics will gathered at the Bar Ilan campus, outside Tel Aviv, to discuss the nature of how academics can study the future in such areas, as technological forecasting, industry, and economics; as well as develop visions for human transformation. The concept of this was developed by Prof. David Passig, a Professor at Bar Ilan University School of Education. The event will be streamed live in Hebrew, via a link posted in Facebook, the day before. For info, see http://bit.ly/passig


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