Jewish Agnostics: Podcast Ep.3
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The third episode of the Jewish Agnostics Podcast! In this episode, we invite Jon Papernick, an author and a senior writer-in-residence at Emerson College, to speak with us and answer 7 questions submitted by our viewers.
NOTE: This content is not meant to be offensive, nor was it meant to incite religious hate of any sorts. This interview was conducted solely to facilitate the spread of religious knowledge by introducing different points of view on pressing religious questions.
Here is the link to Jon Papernick's novels: https://www.amazon.com/Jon-Papernick/e/B001K8T9JY
Question 1: "What led you to your shift in thought regarding G-d?" - 0:40
Question 2: "How is following Judaism differently, given that you do not believe in an active G-d?" - 7:59
Question 3: "Is developing a connection to G-d an individual pursuit, or one that has universal standards?" - 11:27
Question 4: "Given that you do not particularly believe in G-d, why do you think others do believe in G-d?" - 12:25
Question 5: "Do you think religious values should influence legal action or objective argument?" - 15:54
Question 6: "Do you think atheism is the future given the societal shift to secularism?" - 38:41
Question 7: "What would be one piece of advice you’d give to agnostics who are unsure of their religious beliefs?" - 43:40