Can one do evil without being evil? This was the puzzling question that the philosopher Hannah Arendt grappled with when she reported for on the war crimes trial of Nazi Adolph Eichmann.
G.K. Chesterton thought that the matter of the vote for women should be left to a vote of women.
A controversy has erupted at a Catholic college—Seattle University—that permits an annual drag show.
Stanford Study: Religious Teens Are Smarter (and More Conscientious and Cooperative) than Non-Observant Teens
Observant students tend to be more conscientious and cooperative.
America’s fastest-growing food chain has come to New York City.
The lyrics to Gerry Rafferty's 'Baker Street'—in contrast to the seductive sax and upbeat strings and keyboard—are rather dark. It's not your typical rock/pop song about finding or losing love.
"The culture of the group of which your child is a part growing up will be the culture he or she adopts as their own."
Many on the left now hold that structural inequalities in society are so overwhelming that reason itself is largely futile, Andrew Sullivan writes.
See how you do on this version of a quiz that's failed by most undergraduates.
A renaissance man with a long and accomplished legacy, Jefferson played a major role in the founding of the United States of America—and establishing its strong protections for religious freedom for all.
One of the overarching desires in life – whether we admit it or not – is to simply be happy. We know it’s not always feasible or realistic, yet it’s something we desire on some level—for ourselves, our spouses, and most especially, our children.
Religious belief is often thought to evince a precarious kind of commitment, in which the degree of conviction is inversely proportional to correspondence with the facts.
In modern American culture, Christianity is admirable so long as it is reduced to a series of vague, humanistic platitudes.
The moral conviction against porn remains strong, but there is also sympathy for its consumers.
Illich argues that Western modernity finds its original impetus in a mutation of Latin Christendom.
Its contributions to cultural literacy make a pretty strong case.
Are you on your partner’s side? If not, what do you think is getting in your way?
If it is in family that we are first provided security, love, community, and socialization, then it seems reasonable to ponder the link between the collapse of community and the collapse of the family.
Why are so many American white men killing themselves and others? And what’s to be done about this phenomenon?
As a church historian, I only aim to brush aside the cobwebs of sensationalism and summarize some of the facts that many serious historians and theologians agree on.
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The Navy Times reports that the U.S. Navy has rejected the application of Jason Heap to become a Humanist chaplain.
Did the sexual revolution erode men's sense of responsibility toward pregnant women?
The surrounding environment has less to do with it than we've been told.
Gun ownership is not our problem.
Many Christians believe that Glastonbury is the site of the earliest church in Britain, allegedly founded in the first or second century by Joseph of Arimathea.
The life and words of Patrick Henry shed some light on the path to a happy, lasting marriage.
In his autobiographical book A Confession, Leo Tolstoy described the nihilistic beliefs that haunted him.