Science and Spirituality – For Our Children

Every once in a while, our deepest intuitions about things – intuitions we often doubt because they seem fragile in a materialistic world – actually get confirmed by science. About a month ago, I was in Provo, Utah, with a couple of colleagues for an interfaith conference. By chance, at...

Administrator June 6, 2016

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Nurturing child's innate spiritual nature is a huge hedge against depression, other woes

Parents who want to protect their teenagers from some of the toughest pitfalls and temptations they'll face as they mature should consider their child's spiritual side, according to one of the leading experts on the intersection of spirituality and well-being. "It is not a matter of opinion, it is scientific...

Administrator April 4, 2016

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The Spiritual Child: Educating the Head and the Heart

  Lisa Miller, Professor & Director of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, discusses spiritual development as it pertains to children and adolescents. Transcript: In 1997, there was not a single peer-reviewed scientific article on spirituality in children or adolescents. And yet, every day, plain as day, I could see in...

Administrator March 31, 2016

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