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Worship At The Atheist Altar

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks | Posted 04.25.2013 | Religion
Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

We seem to have a natural disposition to worship, perform rituals, sing and celebrate together, feeling our separateness momentarily dissolve into the experience of community. The trouble is: it depends on what we worship. Absent God and we tend to end up worshipping ourselves.

Religion As A Private Pursuit, Science For Everyone

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 12.13.2012 | Religion
G. Elijah Dann

It's not that these respective advances in the sciences have shown that God doesn't exist. It's rather that these, truly mind-blowing discoveries, can be learned by everyone without losing oneself.

Art For Ash Wednesday

Posted 02.22.2012 | Arts

Happy Ash Wednesday, everyone. For those lapsed Catholics who forgot, today is the beginning of Lent, marking the start of 40 days of fasting and pray...