Rabbi Mitelman and Professor Steven Pinker discuss rationality, religion and the evolution of morality around them.
As modern, scientific people, we tend to accept only natural explanations for events. Miracles can’t be the “answer” to questions we don’t yet understand.
Since none are beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, whatever is thought about it, including bioethical thinking about it, is necessarily being done from within it.
The vulnerabilities of illness do not define the person, but require that they receive extra care.
How can we transform our meditations on the evil of the pandemic, from speculation about causes and goals, into a call to action?
The purpose of the mask is not just medical. It is an outward display of an inner feeling of sadness, and it shows others that we are coping with a difficult time, and that this summer lacks the same joy as last year’s.
When your mask limits your ability to communicate clearly, perhaps you could let that moment remind you of the countless souls whose voices are never heard.
From COVID-19 to racial justice, Professors Brian Nosek and Cailin O’Connor offer insight into the social and sometimes distorted origins of our beliefs.
Rather than seeing God as decreeing disease, we’re better off recognizing how human beings affect the cosmos and, in turn, the divine.
In the midst of COVID-19, how have faith communities been grappling with questions of access and justice?