In a really interesting conversation, Welton and Einstein’s Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion author Dr. Steve Gimbel, Chair of the Psychology Department at Pennsylvania’s Gettysburg College, explore the influences of religious and cultural identity on the work of this intellectual giant. You’ll hear about some surprising parallels between some attempts to discredit Einstein’s work in his day so as to weaken his political influence, and similar attacks on science and reason today.

From the May 26th, 2012 State of Belief Radio program.

To read the transcript, please click here.

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