With this Principle, the Rambam parts company with Aristotle and describes a God who necessarily preceded Creation and is free to choose to create.
If one believes that God is physical, inevitably he will feel capable of escaping Him.
Pleasure and pain, joy and sorrow all have one Source.
Why should an affirmation of God's absolute existence determine one's ability to fulfill Torah?
Explore a number of meaningful issues raised by the film The Matrix.
Personal trustworthiness is the foundation for faith in God. Why?
Most college students are being taught that there is no truth, removing debate from the modern campus. The result? Intolerance and closed-mindedness.
The ideological battle over genuine security and strength.
What makes a drawing a Michelangelo? And what makes a religion Divine?
The greatest satisfaction is accomplishing in a world where God is hidden.
All leaders draw their power from faith. The only question is where that faith is directed. In times of national crisis, that decision is critically important.
We are witnessing events that shake us and cause a seismic shift in perception. Attaining clarity of what it all means is our goal on Yom Kippur.
With Palestinian propaganda aimed at severing the Jewish Biblical connection to the Holy Land, the revelation at Mount Sinai has suddenly been thrust into the spotlight.
When reading reports of hair-raising cruelty, trusting God means knowing that the answers to why Israel is under attack are there, even if they are not obvious at the moment.
It's today's mantra. But there are times when even super-human effort isn't hard. How do we get over that hurdle?
What is the purpose of existence? Let's first answer: What is the purpose of the Nike shoe factory?
I always thought creationists were Bible-belt fundamentalists. Denying evolution would put me on their side, and jeopardize my self-image as an East coast Jewish intellectual...
Explore 7 remarkable milestones of Jewish history that defy historical patterns and fulfill ancient prophecies.
Does the intricate design of the universe serve as evidence for the existence of God?
It's natural to protect ourselves from information we perceive as threatening. But it can be a big monkey wrench in seeing the elephant and recognizing God.
Meaning is one of man's greatest needs. Can life have meaning if existence is the result of a random occurrence?
How can we perceive the Infinite while stuck in a finite world?
Delve into some mind-boggling concepts in this exploration of the Jewish definition of God.
Searching for religious truth is more than a matter of faith. It requires a unique blend of genuine tolerance with cogent reasoning and intellectual honesty.
Underhanded tactics lure unsuspecting Jews into joining a Christian movement.