Sinai and Synapses seeks to bridge
the religious and scientific worlds,
offering people a worldview that is
scientifically grounded and spiritually uplifting.

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Joyce Konigsburg Kevin Tidgewell

The Beginner’s Mind and the Mind of God

We human beings don’t experience the world as it is — we experience the world through the filter of our minds. How we look at and think about the world inform the way we act in it, and that informs the way both religion and science are practiced.

Karl Giberson Stuart Firestein

Why Doubt and Uncertainty are Good — For Both Religion and Science

Knowledge and uncertainty, and belief and doubt, are often two sides of the same coin, and it’s the dynamic relationship between the two that drives us forward. At the second Sinai and Synapses seminar, Professors Karl Giberson and Stuart Firestein share their thoughts on this tension.

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Knock, Knock — Your Evidence is Here

Belief, joy, awe, curiosity — these feelings are more than religious. They are more than scientific. They are reflections of the best of what it means to be human. They are the sources from which both religion and science spring.


Can Science and Religion Co-Exist

Can Science and Religion Co-Exist?

May 29, 2014
7:00 pm

Come hear three different perspectives on the interaction of religion and science: Rabbi Bradley Hirschfield, Professor Michael Zimmernan and Professor Hank Davis. Presented in partnership with Central Synagogue.

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