How could we be thrilled with one deal in March, and then, when it actually happens in October, be so upset?
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?
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.
Can religion — as a source of creative meaning — “inoculate” us against the fears that naturally arise?
Jonathan Morgan and Rev. Doug Hammack share how both science and religion have influenced their views on both love and truth.
Astrophysicist and Christian John ZuHone realizes that in both his scientific life and his religious life, he must rely on something “in between” to get to what he’s really after.
The video and audio from our panel discussion “Can Science and Religion Co-Exist?”
Knowledge and uncertainty, and belief and doubt, are often two sides of the same coin, and it’s the dynamic relationship between the two that drives us forward. At the second Sinai and Synapses seminar, Professors Karl Giberson and Stuart Firestein share their thoughts on this tension.
“Knowing” can be a big problem, because “knowing” prevents “learning.” And so perhaps that’s why the Rabbis urged us to do something very challenging – to “teach [our] tongue to say ‘I don’t know.’”
Either God exists, or God doesn’t. And we have absolutely no control over that fact. And so because there’s nothing we can do about whether there is a God or not, I’ve never found that question to be a particularly interesting one to ask. After all, when the question is framed in that way, there are really only three answers people can give — “Yes, I do,” “No, I don’t,” or “I’m not sure.”