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.
Terrorism is not an ideology like communism or capitalism.
Duke theology professor Paul Griffiths criticized diversity, sparking disciplinary actions against him. Now he's a former Duke professor.
Here are six statistics that drive home just how much things have changed in America in a little more than a half-century:
The idea can be traced to the Stoic philosopher Epictetus.
The question of whether a God exists is heating up in the 21st century.
Hey everyone, a relic of barbarism is making a comeback!
Lust and its corrupting power are a central theme in Dostoyevsky's masterpiece 'The Brothers of Karamazov.'
Moral grandstanding is worse than being merely annoying. There are strong moral reasons to avoid grandstanding.
Why are students protesting with greater vigor than any time since the civil unrest of the 60s and 70s?
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.