Is There Really a God?

“Religion is essentially psychological and not theological, which is to say, that such practices as worship and prayer exist whether there is or there is not God.”

On January 21, 1962, Rabbi Olan didn’t shy away from discussing the challenging and fundamental notions about the existence of God. Venturing into history, philosophy, and psychology as mentioned above, he is not so much intent on finding answers as he is on understanding the great context (both logical and emotional) that enables us to ask the question at all.

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(Rabbi Olan quotes J. Arthur Thomson, Sir James Jeans, and Walt Whitman.)