It’s not an unusual idea to think that Reform Jews are thinking in evolutionary terms. What’s different is that it is Darwin that they’re engaging with.
What are the ethical implications of the latest developments in genetic engineering and the impact on improving the quality of human life?
Most Jews are probably more likely to read the New York Times science section or watch “Cosmos” than to engage in Talmud study.
Once we have set down a certain path, human nature makes it increasingly difficult to reverse course.
How much power should be given, and to whom, in the name of saving humanity from what think we can predict in the future?
Sometimes we need to be jolted out of our daily complacency to see the true wonder of the natural world.
How can we better integrate science and Jewish life, Jewish identity and Jewish values?
How do Jews perceive the relationship between Judaism and science?
As someone whose shelves are overflowing with books about cognitive science, and who often integrates these findings with Jewish teachings, I want to share three books that teach Jewish ideas.