A conversation between Joshua Holo and Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman on Truths, Untruths and the Problem of Perspective.
As a scientist, it takes years of training and failing, and occasionally succeeding, to become comfortable with knowing that some day you might be proven wrong. How different that looks through the lens of faith!
We need to keep rethinking what we believe about God based on new ideas and new experiences.
On one level, evidence is what scientists use to discover truth. But there’s another profession that uses evidence, too: lawyers. And they each use evidence in different ways.
New ways of meeting and keeping in contact with each other, such as social media, present us with a whole new set of information on which we can base our judgments of others.
If you are a traditional Jew and see a slice of meat that’s likely — but not certain — to be kosher, what do you do?
How can we better integrate science and Jewish life, Jewish identity and Jewish values?
Sometimes, knowledge isn’t just instrumental — it can have tremendous inherent beauty, even if it is totally useless.
Jonathan Morgan and Rev. Doug Hammack share how both science and religion have influenced their views on both love and truth.
Rev. Dr. Gawain de Leeuw, an Episcopal priest in White Plains, suggests that perhaps evil is rooted in our need to cover up that which threatens to make us discardable and invisible.