Marc Hirsh MD is an oncologist who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Here he will explore medical, theological, and philosophical issues associated with his journey. Check out
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He was the second son of Jewish parents. They were the children of immigrants from Eastern Europe, so called Ashkenazic Jews. When he was young, they left New York City for the suburbs of Westchester County and settled into a Jewish community of upper middle class liberal reformed Jews, mostly professionals. His father served inContinue reading “Testimony”
Genesis for Modern Man In the beginning, about 14 billion years ago, God created our expanding universe of space and time. Now the universe was filled with protons and neutrons and electrons and the universe was without form and chaotic and random and God called the chaos freedom and God saw that the freedom wasContinue reading “Genesis for Modern man”
It was a cold, dark, winter morning when he awoke at 5:30 a.m. He left the comfort of a warm bed and he stumbled into the bathroom to do his business and brush his teeth. His old, worn body was achy and stiff from arthritis and weak from past surgery and cancer treatments. He ingestedContinue reading “The Old Man and the Mountain”
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