Science is complex. But once we have a better understanding of the latest science, we can use that knowledge to inform public policy more effectively.
Right and wrong in 2115, whether our rights come from God or the state, and where religion fits into the morality of climate change — here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.
Is the world becoming more just? Michael Shermer, author of the new book “The Moral Arc” thinks so. But can science truly make the world better? And if so, what role does religion play?
How do Jews perceive the relationship between Judaism and science?
The Rap Guide to Religion is a very clever way to explore an ancient question, and one that both theists and atheists need to think about: how should religion evolve?
As someone whose shelves are overflowing with books about cognitive science, and who often integrates these findings with Jewish teachings, I want to share three books that teach Jewish ideas.
For many Christians, Christianity and science are not in opposition; rather, they both serve as ways to search for truth.
Rabbis Josh Ratner and Fred Hyman share how their knowledge of psychology and cognitive neuroscience have informed their rabbinate.
An excerpt from my cover story in the Winter Issue of Reform Judaism Magazine.
We hold certain beliefs, including beliefs about God — in particular, who or what God is (or is not) and how God acts (or doesn’t act) in the world. But what doesn’t happen often enough — whether someone is a fundamentalist, an atheist, or anything in between — is a willingness to rethink what we believe about God based on new ideas and new experiences.