All stars have light, even the ones that don’t seem to have it on the surface.
As humans have gained increasing control over their environment, what are our new moral and religious responsibilities? How can we bring awareness of our changing role in the world to our environment? How does our creative nature mirror God’s?
We need to remember that our creativity, our ability to shape the world and change it, is a gift from God.
Religion can inspire and mobilize us as stewards of the earth rather than encourage our unsustainable status quo.
David Borger Germann examines how the brain registers awe, and how we can bring this feeling to everyday experience, suffusing life with new interest and meaning.
Meaning is contextual. It allows us to change the story. And that, too, is a source of power.
Is there some unique essence that separates natural-born humans from creations that seem to reproduce the same electro-chemical workings as the human brain (“a soul”)?
Sometimes we need to be jolted out of our daily complacency to see the true wonder of the natural world.
One of the discoverers of the Higgs boson — who is also the president of a Reform synagogue — offers meditations on the creation story.
A Mormon biotechnician asks, “Does the physical body explain everything about who we are?”
With new discoveries in epigenetics — how our environment affects our DNA — how much control do we have over our own choices?