“Caring for the least of these” is still the kind of neighbor love that is called for, but what does that look like during a pandemic?
The truth is one day we will all die. COVID-19 is forcing us to ask how we will choose to live.
If humans aren’t self-contained units, what’s our responsibility to the other elements that we’re connected to?
Although the origin of the Golden Rule may lie thousands of years in the past, there is another variant of the rule, even more ancient, that needs our attention.
What would medicine look like if both doctor and patient viewed each other as being in God’s image? Dr. Jonathan Weinkle thinks that perspective could be transformative.
Maimonides had many forward-looking insights about intuitive psychology, some of which we are only beginning to appreciate today.
As we begin this new year, there are millions like Hagar and Ishmael wandering their personal wildernesses in search of survival and needing aid. We learn from the Torah not to expect divine intervention to rescue them. We need to act ourselves, as did Hagar.
Answering difficult questions about the world and comforting people in a time of need requires the best wisdom from both religion and science.
White evangelicals tend to support pushing back certain provisions of the ACA, or eliminating it altogether, for at least three reasons particular to their religious group.
How does empathy differ from compassion? What are the best strategies we should employ to influence one another to be more caring?