Day: April 27, 2015

A Torah on the moon?

A Torah on the moon?

A French-Israeli entrepreneur has announced his plans to partner with Google Lunar XPRIZE, a competition of shuttle builders,  with the goal of placing an air-tight capsule containing a Torah scroll into the winning shuttle and launching it to the moon. According to a press release from the initiative, they hope to celebrate the historical, moral, […]

Op-ed in NY Times on faith & marriage for same-sex couples

William Eskridge, professor at Yale Law and author, writes about the many churches supporting the plaintiffs in Obergefell v. Hodges, who are asking the Supreme Court to legally recognize their marriages. Eskridge notes that support is broad, including a former Republican National Committee chairman, a football player, church denominations, and nearly 2,000 theologians. He contrasts the increasing support […]

Cosmic Calendar

Cosmic Calendar

In the Magazine this month we’re exploring our relationship with Creation; all things seen and unseen. In this piece, Michelle Meech reflects on the influence of Carl Sagan to her views of the cosmos and sees in the liturgical year a promising call to celebration of creation