Gerbert d’Aurillac’s life as a monk, mathematician, scientist, and spy spanned a turbulent time in European history. Europe in the year 1000 A.C.E.
Trungpa Rinpoche’s controversial “crazy wisdom” methods of cutting through “spiritual materialism” to penetrate the superficially captivated, shopping-mall mentality of his Western audiences with t
These verses come from the earliest surviving Buddhist texts.
Near-death experiences (NDE) are fascinating.
Kevin Walsh is a scratch golfer and a television journalist working in Boston.
Krista Tippett has spent the past decade interviewing people about religion and spiritual ethics as the host of public radio’s “Speaking of Faith.” Einstein’s God is an edited selection fr
Ecklund sent surveys, each containing $15, to professors and researchers of the natural and social sciences at various elite higher-education institutions across the United States.
Science depends on the ability of experiments and observations made out in the world to be repeatable by other observers.
Those who follow the world of religion are aware of the Episcopalian “Protestant yet Catholic” dichotomy and the growing rift between its liberal and conservative parishioners.
If there may be no God that we can prove or deny, why be good?
Romance with a social message rooted in Christianity is the basis of Kathi Macias’ Extreme Devotion Series.
The United States is one of the most religious “first world” nations.
Keep Your Wives Away from Them is a must-have addition to any feminist scholar of religion’s bookshelf.
Naked honesty is becoming—a rare and beautiful fashion, suited perfectly to the mind of a writer.
Jason Siff advises “what to do when the instructions get in the way.” That is, for both beginning and experienced meditation students, he encourages practitioners to relax.
If you thought it was impossible to tell a torturous tale about torture with grace, depth, insight, and compassion, then you must read In The Company of Angels by Thomas E. Kennedy.
There are many ways to define “kosher.” The Hebrew root of the word simply means fit—food that is fitting for Jews to eat.
Cube 17, January 2009
I want to be careful here.
On May 13, 2010, during the annual Mass at Fatima’s sanctuary in Portugal, Pope Benedict XVI delivered yet another of his orations on the evils of homosexuality, and the impermissibility of grantin
“To our eyes, though, it is possible to detect an obscure but even more compelling reason for the massive appeal of the New Atheism: it constitutes a new and powerful creation mythology that—like m
This charming book consists of two novellas; the first is Feeding Mrs.
Rick Hodes grew up on Long Island. There was nothing in his background to suggest that he would become a doctor who devoted his life to some of the sickest and poorest souls on our planet.