November 3, 2013 What do ancient Sumerians, Paulaner monks, Arthur Guinness and a whole bunch of party-hardy millennials have in common? Pairing beer with God.
May 22, 2013 Confronted with the amazing advances made by science, why do so many still cling to God as a creator? Could the answer be that we need to be created in order to be special? Or are we afraid of our own unique place in the Universe? Marcelo Gleiser knows what he thinks.
May 21, 2013 Religion is often organized in terms of a god, or gods. It's a system of beliefs embodied in a being or beings. But that's not always the case. It can mean more, a lot more, says Adam Frank after finding inspiration in the writing of Ronald Dworkin.
November 28, 2012 As science advances, what we call "God" may be in need of serious revision. Especially if we do away with the supernatural when we think of deities.
October 10, 2012 In this idealized dialogue between faith and science, some of the most entrenched reasons for the common split are explored. Science insists in the reality of things, faith doesn't. Science measures, faith believes. How to deal with the origin of the universe?
May 23, 2012 Can we distinguish between ultra-advanced aliens and gods? Crazy as it may sound, commentator Marcelo Gleiser says this line of reasoning is sound and blurs the boundary between the natural and the supernatural.
March 2, 2012 Is the scientific world view in conflict with science itself, as philosopher Alvin Plantinga argues in a recent book? No, says Alva Noë.
January 18, 2012 Why do some many people have issues with evolution? Does it really need to threaten belief or are there ways of disentangling the two?