Torah as the Blueprint for the World

A closer look at the famous midrash that opens the collection Genesis Rabbah.

Creativity as Spiritual Practice

Judaism teaches that each of us is endowed with creative capacity simply by being human.

Judaism & Intelligent Design

Jewish scientists and leaders weigh in on the debate about intelligent design in the American public sphere.

Abraham Isaac Kook on Evolution

How evolutionary theory supports a mystical worldview.

Science and Creation: A Kabbalistic Approach

Modern cosmology meets traditional Jewish mysticism.

The First Day of Creation

Recent scientific discoveries are in striking agreement with the Genesis record.

Reading Modern Science into Genesis

Contemporary approaches to reconciling discrepancies.

Mordecai Kaplan: Accepting Darwinism

The founder of Reconstructionist Judaism takes a pragmatic approach.

Genesis As Allegory

Recognizing the deeper meaning of the text.