Paths from Science Towards God 1: The Challenge of Science, a Resilient Faith

Christianity has changed considerably in the 2 millenia that have passed since the movement began with Jesus. Some even go so far as to propose that contemporary Christianity should be classified as a separate religion as historical Christianity, not to mention all the other forms of ‘Christianity’ that have existed in the centuries between, as… Read More Paths from Science Towards God 1: The Challenge of Science, a Resilient Faith

Of Small Fry and the Future of Interfaith Dialogue in Malaysia

small fry: people or things regarded as unimportant (Collins English Dictionary) After a rather lengthy delay, the Malaysian government finally agrees to set up an interfaith panel to promote religious harmony and understanding between the various faiths in the country. Such efforts are critical in light of recent events in the country, in particular on… Read More Of Small Fry and the Future of Interfaith Dialogue in Malaysia

Why We Should Ditch Religion, According to Sam Harris

Sam Harris, a well-known secularist, philosopher and neuroscientist, was recently interviewed on CNN: For the world to tackle truly important problems, people have to stop looking to religion to guide their moral compasses. Religion causes people to fixate on issues of less moral importance. We should be talking about real problems, like nuclear proliferation and… Read More Why We Should Ditch Religion, According to Sam Harris