We can support our mindfulness practice with what neuroscientists and other biophysiologists will tell us, and also what spiritual traditions tend to appreciate, which is that we are wondrously made, or magnificently evolved, as, in a way, self-healing organisms.
“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?
In the time of COVID-19 and physical distancing, how can we maintain our personal and spiritual connections?
Prayer is not a substitute for action. Rather, it is a preparation for it and often a summons to it.
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.
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.
Is illness morally evil, or is it the morally neutral result of organisms like viruses and bacteria and cancer cells all doing their best to survive and replicate, just as they were created to do?
Amid the sweetness and celebration of Rosh Hashana, rituals like Yizkor and hearing the sound of the shofar open up access to emotions that we often bottle up.
Answering difficult questions about the world and comforting people in a time of need requires the best wisdom from both religion and science.
The quest for perfect vision—or any other repair or improvement in our physical bodies—often obscures bigger-picture things, like the moral and ethical implications of such research.