Once I accept reality, I can begin to work on the world as it is, rather than the world that exists in my head.
What’s the connection between religion and health? In a tense and conflict-ridden world, how can religion and science help bridge divides? How can religion and science join together to help us overcome trauma?
These are a few of the questions that this Sinai and Synapses Discussion Forum explores.
If I shut the door entirely and write off and not engage with 40% of the American population, then I’m actually part of the problem.
Mechon Hadar presents a fall lecture series about faith and doubt in light of science.
Physically going to your mosque, temple, church, or place of worship continually predicts a longer life. Why would this be the case?
When we wade into dark and scary places, we find the seeds of growth.
While “positive thinking” won’t often help us address our biggest problems, a positive affect can help us expand our horizons.
Calling gossip “lashon hara” and translating it as “the evil tongue” might not be fair to the true purpose of gossip — after all, it can serve a real purpose.
Instead of writing off the enemy as evil animals who are motivated by greed or mental illness, an anthropologist actually tries to understand where ISIS is coming from, so as to better interpret their motives.