A conversation with Jeremy England, PhD, author of “Every Life is On Fire: How Thermodynamics Explains the Origins of Living Things.”
How much of science is a pursuit of truth for its own sake? And what happens when it leads to unanticipated consequences?
How have thinkers from Bergson and Einstein to Heschel reconciled that sensation of the flow of consciousness with the frozen spacetime picture?
Envisioning both aspects of the world invites us to regard it in two directions, not only “downward” toward mechanistic explanation, but also “upward” toward our finest aspirations.
Searching for a theory of everything is certainly important. But seeking a closer relationship with God beats it hands-down.
When time proves to be dizzyingly complex, we can find firm footing in the grounded truth and quiet expanse of Shabbat.
My God is that ineffable being or essence that must suffuse our world and make it just so – make it a world that continues to fill me with awe.
As part of Sinai and Synapses’ series “More Light, Less Heat,” Rev. Dr. Ruth Shaver and Bill Richards discuss what inspires them to create and educate.
One of the discoverers of the Higgs boson — who is also the president of a Reform synagogue — offers meditations on the creation story.
Jonathan Morgan and Rev. Doug Hammack share how both science and religion have influenced their views on both love and truth.