Are Religious Kids Meaner or Nicer?
A Christian sociologist responds to two contradictory studies and what they tell us about science.
Is faith good for kids? A paper published in Current Biology last year posed this question. A recent study published in Current Biology has called these findings into question.
Is Addiction a Disease? Yes, and Much More
Four core aspects of recovery that are essential for addressing addiction.
and spiritual. Addicts are moral agents, in community, with biology working against their spiritual goals. Biological whole lives. Biology and the Brain. Our
Why Our Body Destroys Itself
The science and spirituality behind the latest Nobel Prize in medicine.
dangerous. The mantra of cellular biology up to that point had been that building proteins—not destroying them—was the key to health and survival.
Morning Roundup 6/16/15
Shia Labeouf's Faith; Making the Most of Life; Biologist on the "Engineer" Behind Molecules
Recently a friend sent me a link to a TEDx talk, "Digital biology and open science -- the coming revolution," which affirms that life's "complex interacting molecular machines" reveal
'Get the Girl to Do It'
What 'Hidden Figures' reveals about race, women, and how our sons see our daughters.
According to Ray Rodriguez, professor of cellular and molecular biology at University of California–Davis and executive committee member for the Center for the Advancement of
You Are Plural
Trillions of foreign creatures in and on our bodies shape our health, desires, and behavior. Here's why they matter.
Swarthmore College biologist Scott Gilbert argues that humans and other “animals can no longer be considered individuals in any sense of classical biology: anatomical, developmental
The Church Is Not a Single-Parent Family
Remembering the spiritual mothers of our faith.
The family of God thrives when its fathers and mothers are recognized and emulated. Through both, the church becomes the stable home our biology could never guarantee.
New & Noteworthy Books
Compiled by Matt Reynolds.
and men. In this short pamphlet, Roberts, an English churchman, runs through some basics of the biblical perspective on gender and biology. “There
Investments for the Kingdom
Eventide Funds has confounded the investment world with its success—and its biblically based principles.
At the time, Kuruvilla was simultaneously pursuing an MD from Harvard Medical School, a PhD in chemistry and chemical biology from Harvard University, and a master's degree in
Tampons Are a Justice Issue
While reporting in sub-Saharan Africa, I discovered the 'period problem' and why solutions are tough to come by.
symbols. They represent a long history of cultural development that has prioritized independence while attempting to make women's biology invisible.
Rethinking Church Plant Funding
What do you do when the well runs dry? You dig another well.
city of Buffalo, New York. I was 21. I had an undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry. I probably wouldn't have funded me. But God called me