In a day and age of functionality and productivity, where is the need for beauty or connection? And more importantly, how does Judaism fill that need?
What is awe? And where do we find it on Yom Kippur? And why?
How would our religious perspective change if we discovered life on other planets?
We need to remember that our creativity, our ability to shape the world and change it, is a gift from God.
I hold these things together: God indeed made the Sun and the Moon, and it pleases God to let us discover how it was done through the work of science.
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.
Human confidence in what we think we know for certain almost always involves hope in things unseen.
What do seeing oneself as a part of nature and seeing oneself as part of a massive demonstration have in common?
Sometimes we need to be jolted out of our daily complacency to see the true wonder of the natural world.
We shouldn’t stop consulting traditional world maps, with their borders and demarcations. But we could probably all benefit from a glance at the Pale Blue Dot map, too.