Einstein's Rabbi: Making News
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The Jewish Tribune
This unusual work of fiction, based on conversations about God and creation between a college student and a Reconstructionist rabbi in suburban New Jersey, does touch the soul.
The Boston Globe
To date, Shires Press' bestselling book is Michael M. Cohen's novella about a young man's search for meaning, Einstein's Rabbi: A Tale of Science and the Soul.
"Einstein was not religious in the sense of rituals. In fact, he had a disdain for ritual, but he was what we would call today very spiritual. As a rabbi, that's where there would have been a connection," he said.
Science & Religion Today
"While Einstein was not a religious person in the sense of ritual and a personal God, he was what we would call today spiritual in the sense of awe at the mystery of the power and order of the universe,” Cohen says. “His tool was not prayer or ritual, but science.”