Luke M. Herrington (Kansas): Globalization and Religion in Historical Perspective: A Paradoxical Relationship. Richard Greydanus (McGill): Religion in Early Modern Utopian Literature. Jerome Gellman reviews The Significance of Religious Experience by Howard Wettstein. Why does God, who truly wants to be known, seem so incomprehensible? Andrew Byers reviews "Spiritual but Not Religious" Is Not Enough: Seeing God in Surprising Places, Even the Church by Lillian Daniel. An excerpt from The God Problem: How a Godless Cosmos Creates by Howard Bloom. Do atheists really believe in God? From Immortal Life, Franco Cortese on how belief in Heaven is the biggest obstacle impeding radical life extension; and will religions promising “Heaven” just vanish, when superlongevity on Earth is attained? The main reason for the survival of religion is not a desire to live a better life, but our fear of death, says Susan Jacoby.