Prayer is not a substitute for action. Rather, it is a preparation for it and often a summons to it.
Rituals transform social facts into physical realities, and so the coronavirus is forcing us to change, adapt, or maybe even lose some of those concrete and physical connections.
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.
Can knowing so much sometimes do more harm than good?
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?
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.
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.
What does long-standing Jewish wisdom have to say about the very recent concept of growing organs?
When we think about our “selves,” we think only about our bodies and everything inside of it. We forget that our “selves” actually extend far beyond our bodies.
We spoke with Marnie Gelbart, Ph.D., about the problems genetic testing and engineering both create and solve.