Envisioning both aspects of the world invites us to regard it in two directions, not only “downward” toward mechanistic explanation, but also “upward” toward our finest aspirations.
Myriam Renaud and Dr. Michael Summers discuss the awe-inspiring uniqueness of the Earth in the universe.
What does it mean to find something in a place we just don’t expect to find it?
My God is that ineffable being or essence that must suffuse our world and make it just so – make it a world that continues to fill me with awe.
How would future Jews, living off-planet, live Jewishly?
All stars have light, even the ones that don’t seem to have it on the surface.
How would our religious perspective change if we discovered life on other planets?
We need to remember that our creativity, our ability to shape the world and change it, is a gift from God.
I hold these things together: God indeed made the Sun and the Moon, and it pleases God to let us discover how it was done through the work of science.
Religion and science needn’t live in their own echo chambers. Rather, they can coexist in a meaningful way, both informing the other.