Forum For the Promotion of Religion â€“ Science Discourse (FPRSD)
NWFP Agricultural University
Forum for the Promotion of Religion-Science Discourse (FPRSD) seeks to bring together scholars, scientists, religious leaders, professors and students to deliberate on issues and suggest strategies to meet the new ethical challenges, mainly in 21st century, in science. Discussions also address the role of spiritual and moral values in modern science. The forum aims to encourage and promote human values and persistent search for divine pleasure as it is pre-requisite for global stability and peace. The forum explores topics of keen interest to the society including present and future environmental crisis, faith and rights of future generations, challenges to the theological and spiritual values in modern and post modern era, and present day science and technology as well as measures for international peace and sustainable development both from religious and scientific perspectives. FPRSD holds a unique combination of weekly core-planning meetings and a series of monthly programs including seminars, workshops, symposia, debates, speech and essay competitions, radio programs, training courses, and presentations to various universities and colleges. FPRSD undertakes extensive publicity of events in newspapers and on radio, web-site development, development of a religion-science library, publishing of a magazine, newsletters, and book exhibitions to promote and enhance the interactions among communities and leaders in order to create a better environment for dialogue and exchange of views. These intellectually challenging programs serve to educate, while seeking to discern a realistic appraisal of the degree of impact humans have on the planet and its resources. Matching funds resources are provided by twelve core members of FPSRD and NWFP Agricultural University Peshawar.