SpeakerReadings

related work published by speakers in the 2021 Temple Mount Sinai international speaker series “Higher Meanings: Exploring Connections Between Religion and Mathematics“, as part of the national Scientists in Synagogues program funded by Sinai and Synapses (supported by CLAL, the John Templeton Foundation, and individual donors, in consultation with the DoSER program of the AAAS, the world’s largest scientific society). Watch the talks on the TMS YouTube channel and also view transcripts at Scientists in Synagogues.

Russell Howell and James Bradley (Eds.), Mathematics Through the Eyes of Faith, HarperOne, 2011.  [contains 3 chapters co-written by Kim Regnier Jongerius: dimension, infinity, proof/truth]

Kim Regnier Jongerius, “Rules and Insights: Connecting the Mathematical and Linguistic Abilities of C. S. Lewis,” Journal of the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences, August 2009, https://acmsonline.org/journal/journal-archives/2008-2009-journal/

Victor J. Katz, A History of Mathematics: An Introduction (3rd edition). Pearson, 2009.

Victor J. Katz and Karen Hunger Parshall, Taming the Unknown: A History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Century, Princeton University Press, 2014.

Victor J. Katz (Ed.), The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam: A Sourcebook, Princeton University Press, 2007.

Victor J. Katz, Menso Folkerts, Barnabas Hughes, Roi Wagner, and J. Lennart Berggren (Eds.),  Sourcebook in the Mathematics of Medieval Europe and North Africa, Princeton University Press, 2016.

Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, “Rosenzweig, Equality, and Assignment,” International Mathematical Forum, Volume 15 Number 7 (2020), pages 339-342. http://www.cs.utep.edu/vladik/2020/tr20-97.pdf

Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, “Why Rosenzweig-style Midrashic Approach Makes Rational Sense: a Logical (Spinoza-like) Explanation of a Seemingly Non-logical Approach,” International Mathematical Forum, Volume 8 Number 36 (2013), pages 1773-1777.  http://www.cs.utep.edu/vladik/2013/tr13-60.pdf

Olga Kosheleva and Vladik Kreinovich, “Why in Mayan Mathematics, Zero and Infinity are the Same: a Possible Explanation,” Applied Mathematical Sciences, Volume 7, Number 124 (2013), pages 6193-6197.  http://www.cs.utep.edu/vladik/2013/tr13-57.pdf

Snezana Lawrence and Mark McCartney, Mathematicians and Their Gods: Interactions between Mathematics and Religious Beliefs, Oxford University Press, 2015.

Snezana Lawrence, A New Year’s Present from a Mathematician, Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2019.

Lawrence M. Lesser, “Book of Numbers: Exploring Jewish Mathematics and Culture at a Jewish High School,“ Journal of Mathematics and Culture, Volume 1 Number 1 (2006), pages 8-31.  https://journalofmathematicsandculture.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/exploring-jewish-mathematics.pdf

Lawrence M. Lesser and Amy E. Wagler, “Mathematics, Statistics, and (Jewish) Culture: Reflections on Connections,” Journal of Mathematics and Culture, Volume 10 Number 2 (2016), pages 127-156. https://journalofmathematicsandculture.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/lesser-final-august.pdf

Anh H. Ly, Michael Zakharevich, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, “Ancient Bankruptcy Solution Makes Economic Sense,” In: Ly H. Anh, Le Si Dong, V. Kreinovich, and Nguyen Ngoc Thach (eds.), Econometrics for Financial Applications, Springer Verlag, Cham, Switzerland, 2018, pages 152-160. http://www.cs.utep.edu/vladik/2017/tr17-78b.pdf

Julio C. Urenda, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, “Tents of Israel Revisited: Audio Privacy,” International Mathematical Forum, Volume 16 Number 1 (2021), pages 29-33. http://www.cs.utep.edu/vladik/2021/tr21-09.pdf

Julio C. Urenda, Olga Kosheleva, and Vladik Kreinovich, “So How Were the Tents of Israel Placed? A Bible-inspired Geometric Problem,” International Mathematical Forum, Volume 16 Number 1 (2021), pages 11-18. http://www.cs.utep.edu/vladik/2020/tr20-126.pdf

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additional resources (suggested by Rabbi Geoff Mitelman or our speakers):

Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Absolutely Everything, by Jordan Ellenberg (published by Allen Lane, 2021),

The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity, by Steven Strogatz (published by Mariner Books, 2013),

videos: https://sciencereligiondialogue.org/resources/sciencethewideangle/,

https://davedesteno.com/books/how-god-works,

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-god-works/id1587019237,

https://sinaiandsynapses.org/multimedia-archive/what-is-data-science-and-where-does-judaism-come-in/ (part of a series: https://templeshalomdallas.org/data-science-and-judaism/),

https://www.jewishlive.org/sacredscience (e.g., Episode 37 is with one of our speakers),

https://sinaiandsynapses.org/ (which has a simple way to join their (e)mailing list),

https://sciencereligiondialogue.org/resources/,

https://www.logicandreligion.com/,

https://www.mathunion.org/icmi/organization/affiliated-organizations/hpm,

http://sigmaa.maa.org/pom/ ,

https://acmsonline.org/ ,