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Stopping by Rothko: Art, Memory, and Brain Science

December 06, 2016 • By Kristine A. Culp

Enhancing Life Project Stopping by Rothko: Art, Memory, and Brain Science

Kristine Culp discusses the possibility-expanding realm of Rothko's art and the brain science behind encountering it. Read more

Theology and Social Analysis: A Q&A with Dr. Günter Thomas

December 01, 2016 • By Günter Thomas

Enhancing Life Project Theology and Social Analysis: A Q&A with Dr. Günter Thomas

Dr. Günter Thomas discusses his Enhancing Life Project research, and the overlaps between Christianity, academia, and political life. Read more

Faithfulness to the Earth and the Frame of Hope

November 29, 2016 • By Günter Thomas

Enhancing Life Project Faithfulness to the Earth and the Frame of Hope

Political philosophy beyond groundless optimism and constraining pessimism. Read more

Before We Enhance Life, Let's Preserve It

November 17, 2016 • By Dr. Aasim I. Padela

Enhancing Life Project Before We Enhance Life, Let's Preserve It

Dr. Aasim I. Padela discusses the essential aspects of human health, through the lens of Islamic Law. Read more

Faith and Flourishing: A Q&A with Dr. Aasim Padela

November 15, 2016 • By Dr. Aasim I. Padela

Enhancing Life Project Faith and Flourishing:  A Q&A with Dr. Aasim Padela

How can medicine attend to the religious dimensions of human health? Read more

Beyond a Zero-Sum Game

November 10, 2016 • By William Schweiker & Guenter Thomas

Enhancing Life Project Beyond a Zero-Sum Game

A deep grammar of hope allows us to build bridges between this world and counter-worlds. Read more

Berlin Residency Seminar: Cross-Disciplinary & Looking Outward

November 08, 2016 •

Enhancing Life Project Berlin Residency Seminar: Cross-Disciplinary & Looking Outward

How should academia aim to interface with the world around it? Read more

Inter-Civilizational Dialogue in Azerbaijan

November 03, 2016 • By Jeffrey Haynes

Enhancing Life Project Inter-Civilizational Dialogue in Azerbaijan

A global forum to promote intercultural harmony turned surprisingly contentious. Read more

Religion and International Relations: A Q&A With Dr. Jeffrey Haynes

November 01, 2016 • By Jeffrey Haynes

Enhancing Life Project Religion and International Relations: A Q&A With Dr. Jeffrey Haynes

Dr. Jeffrey Haynes teaches students about how the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) can be a window into religion's role in international relations. Read more

Buying Social Responsibility

October 27, 2016 • By Christoph Krönke

Enhancing Life Project Buying Social Responsibility

Governmental paternalism in public procurement. Read more