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Integrating Religion, Science and History
“Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind." (Albert Einstein, 1954). History integrates the two spheres. "The record of what happened" helps us sort through what works and what doesn't, contextualize the truth, and create a higher synthesis.
Which, perhaps surprisingly, leads to God, blessed be His Name. These are two of His Names:
1) the Father, God Himself, the Lord of all Creation, God of Abraham, the Hebrew prophets, the People of Israel and the Torah teachings of Israel;
2) The God of history and the God of freedom
If you think that a loving God Who is involved and concerned with every person, force and particle in Creation is wishful or too good to be true, go here.
If you think religion is “opium for the masses” and the mission and religion of Israel in the world is stale, reactionary or irrational, go here.
The Universe didn't "just happen." If a tree falls in a forest, God hears it. He is real and Creation is real. He can directly instruct mankind, as He wishes, through His messengers and prophets. His special people of witness, the Jewish people, are real.
It's wild. The Jews prove the existence of God. It's not just Einstein but Jesus, his family, the Christian apostles, St. Paul, Mohammed's teachers and favorite wife, Spinoza, Freud, Marx, Dylan, Heine... and so many nice schoolteachers... and insanely disproportionate numbers of the world’s show-business pioneers, great engineers, musicians, artists, comedians, actors, writers, lawyers, law-makers, physicians, toy-makers, retailers, publishers, physicists, researchers, chess-masters, philanthropists architects. . .
This is solid data. Against all the pseudo-science, the claims of atheism, and all the man-made religions, this is concrete, incontrovertible, unforgettable fact: that all those people belong to the same people ("the fewest of all nations," Deuteronomy 7:7, fewer than .003 of the world's population - they all come out of the same movement, the same faith-tradition, the same Torah.
This is all the more wild when you consider that it confirms ancient Biblical prophecy.
Great clarity is necessary here. We must emphasize: it's not that the Jewish people are the stars in all this. The star is God.
The people - in the Bible, the "elder brother" of the human race (Exodus 4:22) - are just the instrument. The cause is humanity’s:
the betterment of our whole species and the world, and all this corner of the Universe.
The Jews are God's living witnesses to the reality and holiness of the higher-consciousness laws, principles, and living wisdom of the Torah that God - the God of history! - brought to mankind.
The Rainbow Covenant: Everything starts with the universal Revelation that God made man in His "image" - with language, self-control, self-knowledge, humor and intelligence. Every truly moral law and principle flows from there; from the truth that a human being is not an object nor merely an animal, but an infinitely sacred being.
The ‘Golden Rule’ (Do unto others….) follows. So do the seven Commandments of the Noahide Covenant or First Covenant, of Noahism, No'achism and Noahidism.
The big "secret" here? The Ten Commandments bind Israel. The Universal Moral Law that applies to Israel and everybody is the Seven Commandments.
People ought to know a lot more about this. Mankind doesn't have the right to ignore what history so clearly teaches
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We wrote a highly regarded book about the Universal Covenant: Rainbow Covenant: Torah and the Seven Universal Laws. With all humility, there aren't any better books on the subject.
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June 2019 - Volume 13.10
Jack E. Saunders Aleinu Man
Jack E. Saunders, Aleinu Man (1948-2019). Articles: Godless vs. God-filled, two schools of thought - with some elements in common. The Aleinu prayer, a statement of faith and philosophy. What kind of man was Jack Saunders? Passover/Pesach and Pentecost/Shavuos. Saunders' pictures, and more
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