Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person.
The monastery was the most influential institution in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.
In November 1944, J.R.R. Tolkien described an ending to The Lord of the Rings that fans of his epic tale will find unfamiliar.
Has the diminishment of one part of the First Amendment led to the squelching of another?
If Pope Francis wishes to identify institutions that breed conflict and poverty, he'd do better by turning his attention to states and big banks.
Communist countries have enshrined May Day as one of their most important holidays, often marked by elaborate workforce parades.
The seeking of the good of all does not require the violation of individual rights and interests.
Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen is famous for promoting a "prosperity gospel."
The cause of the indifference, rage, and violence we're witnessing is the lack of any objective truth.
Some say that "Rome" still hasn't fallen.
This is a popular historical canard that has everything going for it except objectivity, rationality, and impartiality.
Francis Collins, a world-leading geneticist, says there need be no conflict between religion and science.
A memorable vignette Pope Francis is fond of reciting is nowhere in the novel he claims it to be.
You don’t have to be a Christian to appreciate the deceit in this canard. You just have to appreciate facts.
Is every human being in some sense a "believer"?
Gallup asked fifteen hundred Americans why they attend religious services. The responses might surprise you.
An abundance of research shows both technology addiction and loneliness are on the rise. Is there a connection?
It is important to point out that while the name “Easter” is used in the English-speaking world.
One in four Americans believe in aliens. Many of those who do are non-religious or atheists.
According to a recent WSJ report, Target Chief Executive Brian Cornell admitted to internal sources that the company handled the issue poorly.
Neil Gorsuch's credentials are impeccable, his character and judicial temperament unassailable, and his reputation among peers is sterling.
Turkey's referendum presents a choice between parliamentary democracy and legally institutionalizing single-man rule.
‘Discover Islam’ Video an Attempt to Proselytize Public Schoolchildren, New Jersey Moms Say (See Video)
Do parents have a case for opposing Islam instruction in schools?
The problem with Christian culture is the same problem that our entire society faces: cultural illiteracy.
Over many centuries, Christian writers took scriptural ideals from Judaism and coupled them with Greco-Roman philosophical ideals of self-control.
In "The End of Ideology," Daniel Bell defined ‘ideology’ as “a set of beliefs... [that] seek to transform the whole of a way of a life."
University of Ottawa professor Jennifer A. Chandler pointed out that combining organ donation with euthanasia could be ethically problematic.
The FBI declined to be interviewed by 60 Minutes, providing just a terse, one-sentence reply.