By establishing a dialogue in which the meditative practices of Buddhism and Christianity speak to the theories of modern philosophy and science, B. Alan Wallace reveals the theoretical similarities underlying these disparate disciplines and their unified approach to making sense of the objective world.
From the award-winning NPR religion correspondent comes a fascinating investigation of how science is seeking to answer the question that has puzzled humanity for generations: Can science explain God?
Oord shares seven ways in which love can grow, and can influence the future of human society.
The Japanese koan embraces the unknown and makes an ally of doubt, leaving the conditioned mind behind.
Kumar offers a personal perspective on the paradox of choice.
Choice is not only an individual option - institutions, too, make choices. Fetzer Institute executive Lehman describes what happened when an institute chose to say "yes."
Besides relaxing into the flow of being, we are also called to act. IONS President O'Dea invites us to consider the consequences of our choices.
We practice letting go of the physical body in order to hone our spirits and souls for the journey that follows.
Is dualistic thinking inherent in the human mind? Certainly, we often tend to see the world in terms of black or white, good or bad, right or wrong—and this divisive way of thinking has contributed to a long-standing split between science and religion. But the next stage in our evolution, Filipek believes, will involve a more flexible kind of mind where “opposites” open up new creative possibilities.
This series of articles, written by members of the research team at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, represents a variety of perspectives and topic areas in the emerging field of noetic science. They were published over the last few years in the quarterly magazine Shift: At the Frontiers of Consciousness. This IONS members-only publication, discontinued in the Summer of 2009, featured news, opinions, and research from the multidisciplinary field of consciousness studies.