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Bin Laden’s element of evil

Osama bin Laden created for himself a very clear position as one of the wicked, and therefore the world should be happy when at least one element of evil is no longer functioning.

By Adin Steinsaltz  | May 4, 2011 6:01 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

Spirituality can be empty

When we cannot define the direction of the spiritual journey, or the content of spiritual activities, these phrases become just a collection of empty words -- spiritual just in the sense that there is no content in them.

By Adin Steinsaltz  | Jul 8, 2011 11:15 AM  | COMMENTS (0)

Separating body and soul

As the Salem witch hunt reminds us, many Christians in the past believed that to show love to the soul, one had to separate it from the sinning body. This is exactly what a great number of terrorists are doing.

By Adin Steinsaltz  | Jul 27, 2011 8:03 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

Prayer without work

The fact that some people recommend prayer seems to be a very sensible thing to do, especially as the economic disaster was not a result of supernatural powers but a combination of human greed and stupidity.

By Adin Steinsaltz  | Aug 10, 2011 5:19 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

A holy weekend?

What was once the Holy Sabbath is now the weekend

By Adin Steinsaltz  | Aug 17, 2011 4:08 PM  | COMMENTS (0)