Study Beliefs & Practices
Secular humanistic parents and educators face unique challenges in speaking to kids about God.
The unpronounceable four-letter name of God
Can the skeptic embark on a Jewish spiritual journey?
The Talmudic rabbis crafted a formula that moves from addressing God to speaking about God. What did they mean to convey through this dual formula?
A text's physical description of God might actually have been intended to emphasize God's indescribability.
Rabbinic parables explicitly compare God to a variety of human analogues, reflecting the rabbis' subtle, complex, and diverse images of God.
The "hidden God" of the Purim story can serve as a model for God's role in the modern world.
The findings of modern science and the tragedy of the Holocaust led some Jewish thinkers to redefine God.
Scholars debate whether the Israelites recognized only one God or worshipped only one God.
According to the kabbalists, the attributes of God relate to each other in a scripted way.
The medieval mystics made a distinction between the infinite, unknowable God and God's revealed aspects.
The biblical God is a God we can relate to.