Tag Archives: Religion

Balancing Religious Faith and Sports

Jeffrey Gurock Discusses the Conflict Observant Athletes Face when Choosing Between their Religion and Competition When 7-year-old Amalya Knapp took the beam at the New Jersey state gymnastics finals last month, her excellent performance symbolized a far more complicated balancing act. Although she would have ranked fifth in her age group, eligible for a medal,

Forging Links Between Religion and Science

Almost a half century ago, C.P. Snow delivered his famous “Two Cultures” lecture lamenting the void between scientific and literary intellectuals. A similar case could have been made for scientists and theologians, two cultures that had been growing apart since at least the Renaissance.