Synthetic biology is making great strides in remodelling organisms and is rapidly heading towards creating new life. The debate about this is taking place outside the realm of the general public. Professor in biochemistry Bert Poolman finds this worrisome. Together with science journalist Arno Schrauwers he therefore wrote a book entitled ‘Synthetic biology. Man as Creator?’
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Brazil is currently the country with the most Catholics in the world, but it is predicted that Protestants will have outnumbered Catholics by 2035. The Pentecostal and Neo-Pentecostal Churches are growing in particular. These churches are...
Being able to give meaning to loss – that is what consolation is. Christoph Jedan, Professor of Ethics and Comparative Philosophy of Religion, examined the consolation literature of theologians and of philosophers from classical antiquity. He...
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