Why are humans religious? As an aspiring rabbi, this is a central question of my life.
Are we hard-wired to believe in God? This is an area of investigation that has been called by some “neurotheology.”
Human confidence in what we think we know for certain almost always involves hope in things unseen.
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.
Science and Jewish religious tradition share the conviction that the world and the actions of human beings matter.
What does the discovery of the possibly habitable exoplanets around Trappist-1 mean? And how might this change our idea of our existence in the grand scheme of things?
Sometimes we need to be jolted out of our daily complacency to see the true wonder of the natural world.
Mechon Hadar presents a fall lecture series about faith and doubt in light of science.
One of the discoverers of the Higgs boson — who is also the president of a Reform synagogue — offers meditations on the creation story.