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Returning to the centre: Reflections on the Hajj – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Returning to the centre: Reflections on the Hajj – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Evolution and Religion | Scoop.it
The ritual of Hajj is about being realigned with what our inner selves ought to be orbiting: presence with Allah, a focussed consciousness that is often absent in the giddy spin of normal life. (What does your life revolve around?
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Walking must be one of the oldest human rituals. I like this interpretation of circling around the Ka'ba during the Hajj as circling around what matters most to your soul. It resembles e.g. Christian use of labyrinths in church buildings. Maybe people of different beliefs and convictions should not sit at a table together to talk: they should walk together ;)

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Religion 2012 In Review: Most Memorable Pictures Of The Year (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

Religion 2012 In Review: Most Memorable Pictures Of The Year (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post | Evolution and Religion | Scoop.it
Religion 2012 In Review: Most Memorable Pictures Of The Year (PHOTOS)
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The most powerful religious moments in 2012 were captured in what have become iconic photos.
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ESA Soc of Religion Call for Papers, Turino, 28-31 Aug | SISR ...

The 11th Conference of the European Sociological Association will be held 28-31 August, 2013 in Torino, Italy. The Research Network Sociology of Religion (RN34) has issued its call for papers. The call includes joint ...
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Infographic of the Day: Correlating Religion and Crime - eWallstreeter

With secularism on the rise in the U.S. several studies for and against religion have flooded the airwaves. Some people say that an unaffiliated person would be more likely to commit a crime (as they lack moral judgement that ...
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Fluctuating environment may have driven human evolution

A series of rapid environmental changes in East Africa roughly 2 million years ago may be responsible for driving human evolution, according to researchers at (http://t.co/d78cMdIf Fluctuating environment...
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Technology and evolution: Escaping the Red Queen effect - McKinsey Quarterly (registration)

Technology and evolution: Escaping the Red Queen effect - McKinsey Quarterly (registration) | Evolution and Religion | Scoop.it
Technology and evolution: Escaping the Red Queen effect
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At first glance, the adaptive evolution of living organisms and the development of human artifacts seem worlds apart.
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