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Let There Be Light: Modern Cosmology and Kabbalah: A New Conversation Between Science and Religion
by Howard Smith
In Let There Be Light, Howard Smith, a research astrophysicist and traditionally observant Jew, explores how modern scientific understandings of the cosmos complement Judaism’s ancient mystical theology, the Kabbalah. He argues that science and religion are not only compatible, but that a healthy, productive dialogue between the two sheds light on ethics, free will, and th...more
(first published October 5th 2006)
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Dec 31, 2011 Deidre rated it liked it · review of another edition
I feel much more educated about modern physics now...I've always been solid on classical physics, but this helped a lot with the cosmological and quantum mechanical stuff that I never really learned. As far as the Kabbalah part - I sort of wanted it to be more integrated - it made me curious to learn more, but not as interested as the physics part.