Science & Judaism
Scientific advances have posed new problems for Jewish law and ethics--organ transplants and artificial insemination are obvious examples. But no Jewish thinker has expressed the view that, because of the problems to which it gives rise, the advance of science should be halted.Read more
Texts and Traditions
This Torah scholar was also a scientist.
An Orthodox perspective.
From astronomy to botany.
A Jewish mystical approach.
The Bible and Talmud saw science and Torah as manifestations of the same divine truth.
Jews have steered psychological inquiry since its inception.
A scientific approach to Jewish culture.
Sociology of religion can help address some of the hard questions facing the Jewish world.
Two processes that can happen when a person expresses a desire and commitment for change.
What do Marxism, psychoanalysis, and structural anthropology have in common?
The scientific theory of evolution seems to contradict the biblical account of creation.
Recognizing the deeper meaning of the text.
Evolutionary biology thrives alongside serious engagement with the Genesis narrative.
Jews weigh in on the debate about intelligent design in the American public sphere.
Contemporary approaches to reconciling discrepancies.
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How much do you know about the relationship between science and Judaism?