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The Utopian Propensity
An interview with historian Fritzie P. Manuel
Issue 36
Spiritual but not Religious
Moving beyond postmodern spirituality
Issue 31
A New Axial Age
On the history—and the future—of God
Issue 31
A Not-So-Trivial Pursuit
ENLIGHTEN: A new board game puts your faith to the test
Issue 27
A New Challenge for Interfaith
A Christian monk has a plan for how to deal with Al-Qaeda (Hint: It doesn't involve invading anyone)
Issue 25
The Hour of My Coming
Millenial Myths and Modern Messiahs

Who—or what—will guide humanity safely to the promised golden age? An entertaining and scholarly treatise on visions of the apocalypse, the future salvation of the world, and the messianic dreams of the twenty-first century. Featuring interviews with self-proclaimed messiahs, millennial scholars, religious experts, Indian avatars, and more...

Issue 23
Can Religion Save Us?
Tradition, Transcendence, and Ultimate Reality

Read why one of the most revered scholars of world religion thinks that, in the face of apocalyptic times, our future salvation may be out of this world.

Issue 23
The Evolution of Enlightenment
The Guru and the Pandit

In this, the inaugural dialogue of a new serialized feature of WIE, integral philosopher Ken Wilber and WIE founder Andrew Cohen talk together about the implications of enlightenment in an evolving universe.

Issue 21
The Divine Life

“Celibacy is neither repressing sexuality nor avoiding it. It is bypassing sexuality for something a hundred times greater.” A conversation with the revered Vedantic teacher and spiritual heir to the great Swami Sivananda.

Issue 13
Dharma in the Marketplace

America's largest Buddhist publisher discusses the myth of millennialism and the challenges of spiritual publishing in the New Age.

Issue 12
A Spirituality that Transforms

America's foremost transpersonal theorist points beyond conventional religious pursuit to the revolutionary possibility of authentic spiritual transformation.

Issue 12
Where Do Your Loyalties Lie?
Huston Smith on the Sanctification of Science and the Dethroning of God

“In Descartes's fall, we sinned all.” A world-famous religious scholar and spiritual practitioner critiques science's overreach of its rightful grasp.

Issue 11
The Only Journey There Is
An Exploration of Cosmic & Cultural Evolution
Issue 35
Death, Rebirth, and Everything in Between
A scientific and philosophical exploration
Issue 32
If Heaven Were a Place On Earth
A Pilgrimage to the 2004 Parliament of the World's Religions

What happens when 9,000 people from all walks of faith spend a week together crossing the cultural divide? A WIE team descends on Barcelona to take the pulse of religion at the dawn of the new millennium.

Issue 27
Is God a Pacifist?
Exploring the Meaning of Peace, Nonviolence, and Pacifism in a Post 9/11 World

Is peace the answer to a world in chaos? Against the backdrop of 9/11 and Iraq, WIE asks the hard questions about just wars and religious violence, and explores the relationship between our deepest spiritual principles and the politics of an evolving global society.

Issue 26
From the Editors
What Does It Mean To Be In the World but Not of It?
Issue 18
Has Heaven Died and Gone to Physics? or The Gospel According to Frank
A Book Review of Frank J. Tipler

A review of The Physics of Immortality, Frank J. Tipler's reductionist prophecy of an eternity far stranger than paradise.

Issue 11