Lawrence Krauss, The Universe from Nothing. Why is There Something Rather Than Nothing? What existed before the Big Bang? How can everything we know to exist in the entire observable universe have spontaneously erupted out of thin air? That's the focus of theoretical physicist and author Lawrence Krauss's new book, "A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing."
Eugenie Scott of the National Center for Science Education. Scott serves on the National Advisory Council of Americans United for Separation of Church and State and on the National Advisory Council of Americans for Religious Liberty. She talks about the conflict between creationism and evolution and the Tennessee "monkey bill."
Debbie Shields, Kathy Haga and Ellie Novak-Scoffield, are hospital chaplains for the Mountain States Health Alliance. They speak about the important healing work of hospital chaplains for Pastoral Care Week. Pastoral Care Week gives opportunities for organizations and institutions of all kinds and types to recognize the spiritual caregivers in their midst and the ministry which the caregivers provide.
Jonathan Haidt, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion. Haidt's newest book is about one of the hottest topics in the sciences - morality. It’s about how we evolved to live in moral “matrices,” which bind us together around sacred values and then blind us to the truth. It’s about righteousness, moral diversity, politics and religion.
Tory Mills, External Affairs Coordinator of Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee. She will talk about the work of Planned Parenthood including the new health center in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Religion For Life can be heard on the following stations:
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