As humans have gained increasing control over their environment, what are our new moral and religious responsibilities? How can we bring awareness of our changing role in the world to our environment? How does our creative nature mirror God’s?

These are a few of the questions that the Spring 2017 Sinai and Synapses Discussion Forum explores.

 

Trading Meaning for Power

Meaning is contextual. It allows us to change the story. And that, too, is a source of power.

How Awe Makes Us Better People

David Borger Germann examines how the brain registers awe, and how we can bring this feeling to everyday experience, suffusing life with new interest and meaning.