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”)?
One of the discoverers of the Higgs boson — who is also the president of a Reform synagogue — offers meditations on the creation story.