As an Army chaplain in Iraq, David Peters administered last rites and grieved with survivors. When he came home, he says, he "fell apart emotionally and spiritually."
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January 6, 2015 When David Peters went to Iraq as an Army chaplain, his relationship with God faltered. But after years of feeling adrift, he eventually found that the trauma of war had actually deepened his faith.
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October 29, 2014 Can scientists have too much faith, insisting that an idea is right despite contrary evidence? Commentator Marcelo Gleiser says yes, which could pay off in the end — or be a colossal waste of time.
A total solar eclipse, seen from northern Queensland, Australia, on November 14, 2012.
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February 19, 2014 The whole debate between science and religion is hitched to the wrong tree, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser. Common ground exists: each is a manifestation of humanity's attraction to the mysterious.
Are faith and reason just like oil and water?
September 23, 2013 People get worked up about this question because something about the relationship between science and religion seems to be at stake. Commentator Tania Lombrozo maps out the possible answers before turning the tables on this seemingly intractable argument.
September 16, 2013 According to recent work in decision theory and philosophy, faith can be rational. Sometimes. Commentator Tania Lombrozo delves into recent academic arguments about faith and sees it as a way forward for open and civil discussions between people who put their trust in reason and people who put their trust in religion.
January 18, 2013 Morning Edition wraps up its weeklong look at the growing number of people who say they do not identify with a religion. In the final conversation, two religious leaders describe what they do to attract young people to the church.
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February 16, 2012 Next month, a non-believers' Woodstock comes to Washington. Commentator Barbara J. King considers whether headline speaker Richard Dawkins is the best person to lead The Reason Rally's fight against negative stereotypes of non-believers.
Dexter at work
October 28, 2011 In the Showtime series Dexter, an atheist serial killer confronts other killers who believe themselves to be following God's plan. In the midst of much blood, the plot offers a meditation on science and religion.
February 5, 2010 Why would any woman stay married to a husband who cheated on her with another man?
October 17, 2008 Am "I" My Vote?
October 10, 2008 Racial tones become louder in presidential race.
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