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What Truths Does Religion Offer That Science Cannot?
Tim Maness and Rev. Dr. Kara Slade discuss when science and religion work in conjunction to create truth – and the times when they don’t.
Awe as a Scientific Emotion: An Interview with Sara Gottlieb
We talked to Sinai and Synapses fellowship alum Sara Gottlieb about her research on awe, which has been published in the journal Cognitive Science.
Science Isn’t Just “How,” Religion Isn’t Just “Why”
Rabbi Dr. Bradley Shavit Artson explains why both science and religion need humility – and each other.
How Scientific Questioning Impacts Faith
Answering difficult questions about the world and comforting people in a time of need requires the best wisdom from both religion and science.
Enlightenment Thinking and Tikkun Olam
The enhancement of human life across the board and across the globe is a story that takes decades or even centuries to unfold.
We’re All Scientists
Science is exploration, and exploration begins with just two things that are really easy: ignorance, and a desire to stop being ignorant.
Using Evidence: Are We Scientists or Lawyers?
On one level, evidence is what scientists use to discover truth. But there’s another profession that uses evidence, too: lawyers. And they each use evidence in different ways.
Where can technology and AI (artificial intelligence) can aid knowledge, and where it can harm human understanding?
How Tech Innovation Both Defines and Challenges Our Identity
So often, the discourse describes technological change as something that is being done to us whereas, in fact, we are the source of technological innovation and experimentation.
My Jewish Approach to Being on Jeopardy! — How I Prepared
How did I prepare for Jeopardy!? In short, I studied – a lot. I mean, A LOT.
My Jewish Approach to Being on Jeopardy!
There were three main ways my Judaism influenced how I played Jeopardy! — and discovered lessons that can be good for all of us to learn.
Why “Useless” Knowledge Still Has Value
Sometimes, knowledge isn’t just instrumental — it can have tremendous inherent beauty, even if it is totally useless.