We need to remember that our creativity, our ability to shape the world and change it, is a gift from God.
Religion and science needn’t live in their own echo chambers. Rather, they can coexist in a meaningful way, both informing the other.
Religion can inspire and mobilize us as stewards of the earth rather than encourage our unsustainable status quo.
How will our knowledge of the DNA-building process and our efforts to replicate it through technologies like the CRISPR system change our sense of self and the society around us?
Is there some unique essence that separates natural-born humans from creations that seem to reproduce the same electro-chemical workings as the human brain (“a soul”)?
It is hard to be handed a 508 million year old fossil from the Burgess Shale and not realize that our problems and ideas are fairly small and short-lived.
One of the discoverers of the Higgs boson — who is also the president of a Reform synagogue — offers meditations on the creation story.