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The Symbolism of Old Gods and the U.S. Capitol Assault
As people unmoored from vertically transmitted traditions cast desperately around for something to believe in, things are going to get weird. No, scratch that. Weirder.
Judaism, Race, and Ethics
Since they have diametrically opposed impacts on society, it is virtually unintelligible to link religion and race. However much this may be so, it would be ill advised to consider them radically disconnected or as always operating as opposing forces.
A New Look at Einstein’s Changing Views of God and Judaism
Einstein’s Judaism wasn’t “unified” — neither is ours.
Can You Be Both Religious and Analytical? – Religion, Belief and Social Connections, Part 3
Jonathan Morgan and Connor Wood discuss their new research about religion, cognitive styles, and intuition.
Empowering People of Faith to Care for the Environment
As part of Sinai and Synapses’ series “More Light, Less Heat,” Dr. Ashlynn S. Stillwell and Reverend Brian Sauder discuss how their faith led them to their environmental work.
“God” and “Religion” Aren’t the Same
Religion is a human endeavor, and so different religions will have different ways to reach those goals.
Why We Need to Reject Political Assumptions Based on Religion
Don’t assume that “religious = conservative” and “scientific = liberal.”
In a Changing World, Both Science and Religion Can Guide Us
Despite the change around me, what is true and what is right has not changed, and some truths are not dependent on people to give them value.
“Rationalia” Would Be 1/3 of a Great Place to Live
Science and rationality are great for knowing what is. But if we want to know what to do, we need more.
This Week in Genetics and Religion – 6/15/15
Whether GMO’s are kosher, Morgan Freeman’s new documentary on God and the brain, and how toddlers learn right from wrong — here’s what’s new in genetics and religion this week.
This Week in Genetics and Religion – 6/1/15
A genetic disposition for religion leading to more prosociality, whether the wealthiest humans will evolve into “god-like cyborgs,” and ethical questions raised by ensuring survival of “micro preemie babies” — here’s what’s new in genetics and religion this week.
Science, Religion and the Moral Arc – An Interview with Michael Shermer
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?