Mar 12, 2021
Although the US is nominally a secular state, the majority of its citizens think of themselves as spiritual.
That's one of the central findings of a recent major study of spirituality in the United States.
"About three quarters of the respondents said that spirituality is either very important to them, or somewhat...
Feb 9, 2021
Contemporary neuroscience is an essential ingredient in our understanding of human development, including our capacity for greater happiness and wisdom. The past three decades have seen the study of the brain and its relationship to human experience move forward with more vigor and enthusiasm than any other scientific...
Oct 27, 2020
Jeffry J. Kripal is a bit of an iconoclast when it comes to the study of religion.
He's more interested in anomalist phenomena -- the mystic, the psychic, the paranormal -- than he is in things like religious history or the philosophy of religion.
A professor and Associate Dean of Humanities at Rice University, Kripal...
Sep 25, 2020
Author Paul Corson had two out-of-body experiences that have shaped his view of the world.
Now 86, he's now on a mission to share what he's leaned.
His principal vehicle is his new book, Regaining Paradise: Forming a New Worldview, Knowing God and Journeying into Eternity, "a guided journey into...
Aug 21, 2020
Don't think of Sara Minkara as a blind person. Think of her as a person who is blind.
Social activist, speaker, and a winner of multiple awards, the founder of the advocacy organization Empowerment for Integration (ETI) has never let used her absence of vision of an excuse or crutch. The slew of honors she's achieved...