“It is not in heaven.”
So suggests a recent guide “to humane, balanced, and rational thinking.”
Ivan Karamazov, Nietzsche’s Madman, and the lapsed atheist.
What Moses Maimonides had in common with his distinguished, Sufism-influenced son.
Rationalists, less so.
Rarely does someone abandon religion because of a question he cannot answer.
A rationalist sermon delivered to a congregation of wavering souls.
Profayt Duran and Honoratus de Bonafide.
An alternative to rationalism.
He professed a religion he continued to scorn.
Although the prophet Samuel declares that “the Glory of Israel does not lie,” most medieval Christian theologians, going back to Augustine, believed that although God. . .
According to the late Leo Strauss, some of the West’s greatest devotees of philosophical truth and reason encoded their beliefs in hints, irony, and deliberate. . .
In classical Judaism, does prayer have a mystical influence on events in the world, or is it solely about Jews’ relationship with God—or are both views valid?