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Science and Spirituality

Science and spirituality have often seemed at odds, with religions frequently persecuting scientific discovery as heretical and science labeling religion as fanatical nonsense. The reality, however, is that both are important to our experience as individuals and as a whole. Spirituality gives purpose, value, and meaning to science, and scientific breakthroughs are often born from wonder and appreciation for the natural world, manifested divine influence, and our human experience. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.

Integral Spirituality: A Startling New Role for Religion in the Modern and Postmodern World

Integral Spirituality is being widely called the most important book on spirituality in our time.

Ideas And Opinions

A new edition of the most definitive collection of Albert Einstein's popular writings, gathered under the supervision of Einstein himself.

Natural Experiments of History

Some central questions in the natural and social sciences can't be answered by controlled laboratory experiments, often considered to be the hallmark of the scientific method. This impossibility holds for any science concerned with the past.

The Living Universe: Where Are We? Who Are We? Where Are We Going?

Traditionally, science has regarded the universe as made up of inert matter and empty space.

Choosing Earth: Humanity’s Great Transition to a Mature Planetary Civilization

Civilizations around the Earth are heading toward collapse because of powerful forces we have unleashed, ranging from climate disruption and resource depletion, to enormous inequities and the mass extinction of species. No longer can we take the well-being of the Earth for granted.

The Meaning of Life in the 21st Century: Tensions Among Science, Religion, and Experience

Twenty cutting-edge essays on issues raised by biotechnology's increasing impact on humans and nature, The Meaning of Life in the 21st Century provides a forward-looking discussion by a wide array of prominent experts on where today's scientific discoveries are taking humankind.

Out of My Later Years: The Scientist, Philosopher, and Man Portrayed Through His Own Words

An inspiring collection of essays, in which Albert Einstein addresses the topics that fascinated him as a scientist, philosopher, and humanitarian Divided by subject matter—“Science,” “Convictions and Beliefs,” “Public Affairs,” etc.

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