Why Science Can’t Tell Us How to Live
The quest to detach morality from divine revelation has only led to one dead end after another.
Could science succeed where religion had failed about divine purposes for creation, Grotius thought, moral theorists should ask one question: What actions contribute to social harmony
How to Do Kids’ Discipleship in the Woods
Creation care does more than conservation. It cultivates faith formation, says A Rocha.
DNA would plant the long-term seeds of seeing how faith and science are integrated familiar with how these habits can have a negative impact on kids' emotional, social, and intellectual
Our May Issue: Social Science and Spiritual Formation
Can research about the fruit of the spirit make you a better Christian?
Our May Issue: Social Science and Spiritual Formation. Can I'm grateful that Wright knows where the social science is solid and where it's murky. But
Behavioral Science Catches Up to the Bible
Research is confirming ancient wisdom about human nature. But can it really make us better people?
They're more social, more generous, and less prone to crime, addiction, or other vices. The Character Gap offers welcome confirmation that science is coming around to the Bible's
Mentors Make the Difference
College is hard, but you don’t have to navigate it alone.
imposing.” This leaves Latino youth in desperate need of mentors with social capital. the fastest-growing job sectors in California are projected to be science, technology, engineering
Moms Who Miscarry Benefit from Going to Church, Research Shows
National study ties church participation to improved mental health after a miscarriage.
Yet researchers have found the topic remains a social taboo, often considered almost a nonevent because of the lack of status accorded to a developing child in the early stages in the
How Charles Taylor Helps Us Understand Our Secular Age
Why the work of Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor is influencing so many Christian thinkers.
Charles Taylor is a Canadian Catholic philosopher from Montreal, Quebec, known primarily as a political philosopher and philosopher of social science, but his work spans many topics
Study: US Churches Exclude Children with Autism, ADD/ADHD
Children with the greatest need for a supportive community were the most likely to feel unwelcome.
But children with conditions that limit social interaction, who are often excluded from other social settings and have the greater need for a community of social support, were most likely to
Christianity Today’s 2019 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
There's a funny graphic making the social media rounds that confirms a truth universally He provides a helpful biblical theology of the role of memory, cites modern science's help in this
The News Won’t Set You Free (Even If It’s ‘Christian’)
How round-the-clock headlines distort our focus on eternity.
Information Society, I tried to show how the sheer dailiness of the news product distorted everything: politics, science, religion, elections, values, worldviews, culture, and social relations.
Walker Percy: The Hopeful Dystopian
The novelist’s darkly satirical lessons remain stubbornly relevant, no matter the news cycle.
sense is fraught with difficulty. Smith's book has excellent insights on Percy's relevance to race, social science, and philosophy. But he admits that Percy's
He Makes Everything Beautiful in Its Time—Including Tech
New inventions can harm or heal. Here’s what makes the difference, says author Douglas Estes.
no choice but to use the robot because of market pressure and social pressure and all Our world has gone through cultural revolutions and cultural changes and science changes and
The Science of Sinning Less
What new research reveals about self-control and willpower.
In this context, I discovered social science research on self-control—and it turns out there's a lot of it. Studies on self-control have boomed in the past
How Young African Americans are Fusing Faith and Activism
And how the church can help nurture their desire to integrate spirituality and social justice in fresh ways.
I'm trying to add complexity and nuance to our discussions of black Christian social witness or black-church That metaphor sounds a little strange, but I have a science background.
The Generous Soul
Why overcoming the Scrooge in all of us begins with gratitude.
The science of gratitude is even more robust than the science of generosity. Those who are grateful experience stronger social relationships, are more willing to forgive and help others