August 29, 2013 | 12:42 pm
RECENT POSTS ON Judaism and Science
The other annual migration of North American Jews: to shul
To avert the severe decline in interest and enthusiasm will take real leadership.
Isaac Asimov, Two Foundations and the Jews
Did Asimov stumble on to the secret model of Jewish survival, or was he warning of the need for a guiding...
Sportin’ Life was right, but what about that Torah tune?
The Gershwins could stay out of shul, but the shul stayed in the Gershwins.
The Cosmos, Oneness and Judaism
Are pantheism and panentheism kosher for Jews?
Jewish atheism and Jewish theism in America
American Judaism has a God problem, well, actually, two. Here are the data and the dilemma.
July 12, 2013 | 8:48 am
June 13, 2013 | 6:50 pm
Sportin’ Life, the dope peddling conman who lived on Catfish Row in 1930s Charleston, South Carolina -- at least in the musings of George and Ira Gershwin and writers DuBose and Dorothy Heyward -- never did delve deeply into higher Biblical criticism. He probably never even... read on
May 3, 2013 | 9:29 am
The psalmist and the skeptic and the prophet and the professor look at the universe in which we find ourselves, see the same stars, feel the warmth of the same sun, hear thunder pealing from the same sky, understand the processes by which nature unfolds in spring, retreats in... read on
April 12, 2013 | 9:46 am
American Judaism has a God problem. Actually, and paradoxically, it seems to have two God problems. One is Jewish atheism. The other is Jewish theism. Here we will look at the data and the dilemma.
At the outset, we have to recognize that there is something odd about... read on
March 24, 2013 | 8:04 am
The Hebrew Bible, thanks in large part to the often literal translation of it in the King James Version, is a source of scores of English idiomatic expressions. We may not know much about biology and history, but we do know, for instance, that a “leopard cannot change its... read on
February 19, 2013 | 3:21 pm
We are blessed to live in an age of great discoveries. Prior to 1992, astronomers had not been able to identify with certainty any planet in orbit around a star outside of our solar system. But these planets, known as extra solar planets or exoplanets, have now been found. In... read on
February 1, 2013 | 11:09 am
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