Content by 2017-2019 Sinai and Synapses Fellows (Page 3)
How we can teach so many of the complicated nuances of genetics to laypeople, clergy, students, and others who may be new to the big debates?
How does play help us understand the rules of the game for both science and religion? How can they help us better understand and create more joy in the work that we do?
“Gam zeh yaavor”—this too shall pass, whether “this” is a sorrowful or a joyful feeling or situation. This phrase can apply in a myriad of ways if we let it.
We’re not even aware of how often it is that we use the scientific process to make decisions in our lives – even in our faith lives.
Since 1970, trust in science has decreased significantly among conservatives and regular churchgoers, and as a pastor and former evangelical, I need to know why.
The creativity that named us partners with God to protect creation has been essential in our efforts to reclaim and restore what our previous arrogance wrought.
How did supernatural beliefs allow societies to bond and spread?
How much of science is a pursuit of truth for its own sake? And what happens when it leads to unanticipated consequences?
We presume a unique place for ourselves in creation for having been created in the image of God. But what constitutes that image of God?
Topics such as human evolution and climate change are of interest to me – but the very act of tweeting about them comes across as politically or religiously motivated.
I have a confession to make: I’m enjoying the illusion of consciousness. I’m enjoying the illusion of life.
Science demands proof for what it believes. But there is something that scientists believe without proof, and that cannot be proved: the central doctrine of science.