Kuruvilla Pandikattu
The writer is a professor of science and religion
My Stories
Only unconditional love can bring change An old story, written by anonymous author, that has become classic is wor­th reproducing. A soldier who was finally coming home after having fought in Vietnam.
If you want to save your soul, lose it The Wisdom of Insecurity is a book, which explores the idea of reversed effort: “Whoever would save his soul shall lose it.” Its author Alan Watts is a philosopher best known for interpreting and popu
How to let time breathe in our lives Time is the greatest modern scarcity.
Anxiety and the sixth sense theory A new study has found that being anxious could, in fact, be be­neficial in dealing with crisis.
It’s time to start all over again The year is coming to an end. It’s worth taking so­me time out to reflect over the whole year. Just observe and feel all that has happened to us. A panoramic view.
Christmas brings the best in man The baby at the manger has become the best symbol of Christmas experience. While one gazes at the that baby a three-fold connection is established.
Mathematics and religion I’m sorry to say that the su­bject I most disliked was ma­thematics. I have thou­ght ab­out it. I think the reason was that mathematics leaves no room for argument.
The common story of us How is the cosmos related to our idea of god? Raimon Panikkar, the Spanish-Indian thinker holds that w­hen theology is divorced from cosmology, we no longer have a living god, but an idea of god.
Children, religion and altruism It is assumed that religious families foster selflessness a­nd love in children. Many fa­milies believe religion plays an e­ssential role in childhood moral development.
The miracle of miracles In 1966 Time magazine ran a cover story asking: Is God De­ad? Many have accepted the cultural narrative that god will be replaced by science to explain th­e universe.