My second day of #BlogElul, and the word is “Be”.
I decided nearly a year ago that I want to be a rabbi, and this decision still holds firm, but in thinking of how I want the path to that to look is a bit confusing. 303 more words
Jeffrey J. Kripal is the J Newton Rayzor Professor of Philosophy and Religious Thought and former Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Rice University. 205 more words
In the summer of 2004, thirteen scholars gathered at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the… 1,149 more words
Nineteenth-century Victorian scientific naturalists had a particular conception of scientific and social progress. In his “The Progress of Science 1837-1887″ (1887), Thomas Henry Huxley argued that a “revolution” had taken place, both politically and socially, in the modern world. 1,382 more words