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  • Robert Wuthnow, After the Baby Boomers, p. 37
  • 26 F.1 PCT International Applications by Year of Filing The chart shows the total number of PCT international applications filed worldwide from 1990 to 2006. 160,000 140,000 120,000 100,000 80,000 60,000 40,000 20,000 0 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 PCT Filing Year Source: WIPO Statistics Database > The number of PCT international applications increased by 7.9% from 2005 to 2006. > The number of PCT international applications increased from 93,237 in 2000 to 147,500 in 2006, an average annual increase of 7.9%.
  • Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, US Religious Landscape Survey, 2007-2008.
  • Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, US Religious Landscape Survey, 2007-2008.
  • Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, US Religious Landscape Survey, 2007-2008.
  • Robert Wuthnow, After the Baby Boomers, p. 161
  • Nurture Your Spirit. Help Heal Our World. IS GOD KEEPING YOU FROM GOING TO CHURCH? M aybe you’re uncomfortable with the idea of God — or at least someone else’s idea of God. Yet maybe you yearn for a loving, spiritual community where you can be inspired and encouraged as you search for your own truth and meaning. This is a church, you ask? Welcome to Unitarian Universalism. CONGREGATIONS UUA.org/welcome Over 1,000 congregations nationwide. We invite you to join us. ©2007 Unitarian Universalist Association
  • Nurture Your Spirit, Help Heal Our World MYGOD IS BETTER THAN YOUR GOD. I s this any way to talk about religion? Maybe you yearn for an open-minded, spiritual community where people respect each other’s beliefs and worship together as one faith. Where no one’s idea of God is better than another’s. Welcome to Unitarian Universalism. CONGREGATIONS UUA.org/welcome Over 1,000 congregations nationwide. We invite you to join us. FREE DVD Offer! For an introduction to Unitarian Universalism, visit UUA.org/DVD and request your FREE copy of the 10-minute DVD Voices of a Liberal Faith. (while supplies last) ©2008 Unitarian Universalist Association
  • Special Advertising Feature SEEK AND Special Advertising Feature AND YOU SHALL YOU SHALL FIND· FIND. Religion is one of the most provocative topics in American society today. We invite you to view a special collection of TIME articles in American society Religion is one of the most provocative topics on religion and spirituality at time.com/ReligionPages—anda special collection ofbetween religionon today. We invite you to find explore the relationship TIME articles and a range of topics including science, sexuality and American democracy. religion and spirituality at Time.com/ReligionPages – and explore the relationship between religion and a range of topics including science, sexuality and American democracy. God vs. Science The Case for Teaching the Bible Nov. 13, 2006 | By DAVID VAN BIEMA April 2, 2007 | By DAVID VAN BIEMA Religion and science have clashed Proponents suggest that studying the throughout history. A debate between Bible in public schools is essential to being God vs. Science prominent scientists in TIME’s pages took The Case For Teachingengaged a well-rounded student and an the Bible up the question| of whetherVAN two can Nov. 13, 2006 By DAVID the BIEMA Apr. 2, 2007 can itDAVID VANobjectively, citizen. But | By be taught BIEMA be seen and science have clashed throughout Religion as complementary responses to Proponents suggest that studying the Bible in and constitutionally? history. Now more and more Americans are the mystery and wonder of the unknown. public schools is essential to being a well- coming to a middle ground by seeing the two Einstein and Faith rounded student and an engaged citizen. But Mother Teresa’s Crisis of Faith as complementary responses to the mystery April 16, 2007 | By WALTER ISAACSON can it be taught objectively, and constitutionally? Aug.wonder of |the unknown. BIEMA and 24, 2007 By DAVID VAN A combination of awe and rebellion One of the world’s greatest religious icons, Einstein & not only Einstein’s science, helped shape Faith Mother Teresa’s Crisis of Faith it now appears, experienced a devastating Apr. 16, 2007 | By WALTER ISAACSON but also his spiritual journey, ultimately Aug. 24, 2007 | By DAVID VAN BIEMA “dryness,” “darkness,” “loneliness” and Adetermining the awe and rebellion helped combination of nature of his faith. One of the world’s greatest religious icons, it “torture”—a 49-year period of tremendous shape not only Einstein’s science, but also his now appears, experienced a “shameful secret” doubt in God’s presence. See how Mother The Evolution Wars spiritual journey, ultimately determining the Teresa’s spiritual journey may lookdoubt in the – numerous periods of tremendous like yours. nature 7, 2005 | By CLAUDIA WALLIS Aug. of his faith. divine. How Mother Teresa’s spiritual journey Darwin’s theory of evolution is widely How the Democrats Got Religion may look like yours. The Evolution Wars regarded as the rational explanation for July 12, 2007 | By NANCY GIBBS and Aug. diversity of lifeCLAUDIA WALLIS the 7, 2005 | By on Earth, grounded How the Democrats Got Religion MICHAEL DUFFY Darwin’s theory study and objective regarded in decades of of evolution is widely July 12, 2007 | By NANCY GIBBS AND The Democrats—and left-leaning religious as the rational explanation for the diversity of evidence. Now along comes the MICHAEL DUFFY groups—are finally finding their religious voice life on Earth, grounded in decades oflatest and intelligent-design movement—the study afterDemocrats—and folly in having ceded The recognizing the left-leaning religious objective evidence. Now along comes the intel- attempt to discredit this famous theory. the values debate tonding their religious voice groups—are nally Republicans. How will ligent-design movement—the latest attempt to religious Americathe folly in having ceded the after recognizing react to this new trend? discredit Does God Really What this famous theory. values debate to Republicans. How will reli- Think About Sex? What Does God Really Life, America react to thenew trend? gious Liberty and this Pursuit June 24, 1991 | By RICHARD OSTLING Think About Sex? of Thomas Jefferson Three decades after the sexual Life, Liberty and the Pursuit July 5, 2004 | By WALTER KIRN June 24, 1991 | By RICHARD OSTLING revolution began percolating through of Thomas Jefferson Jefferson was a man with a tantalizing Three decades after the sexual revolution American society, the relationship July 5, 2004 | By WALTER KIRN inner complexity and a strong belief in began percolating through American society, between God and sex again sends the goodness man with a tantalizing inner Jefferson was of mankind. How would the the relationship betweenlargest religious some of the country’s God and sex again complexity and a strong belief in the good- author of the Declaration of Independence sends some of the country’s largest religious denominations into turmoil as they debate UUA.org/welcome and aof mankind. How wouldthe separation ness leading proponent of the author of the denominations into turmoil as they debated whether to liberalize their standings. of church and Independence and a leading Declaration of state view today’s America? whether to liberalize their standings. proponent of the separation of church and state view today’s America? Presented by Presented by For a wide-ranging perspective on today’s For a wide-ranging perspective on today’s issues of religion and spirituality, visit time.com/ReligionPages issues of religion and spirituality, visit Time.com/ReligionPages CONGREGATIONS UUA.org/welcome www.uua.org/welcome