Like humans, animals possess rights—but are their rights any weaker than ours?
How do we account for a common humanity in a way that does not lead to bare uniformity, whereby we must all be human in the same way?
Far from being elitist and aristocratic, the liberal arts can free the human soul in the pursuit of human flourishing and advance the cause of equality.
Peter Sanders’ latest book is a culmination of years of travel and encounters with men and women considered set apart in their relationship with God.
If myths and novels belong to different categories, do the fictional beings that reside in each have essential natures that make different demands of us, the consumers of imaginative works?
Jane Eyre, as both domestic romance and bildungsroman, speaks powerfully to many secular debates of gender, empire, and psyche, but the novel is in fact a deeply pious text, with a transcendent and spiritual Christian evangelicalism at its heart.
We speak to historian Sylviane A. Diouf about the influence of Qur’anic recitation on African music styles and, by extension, the blues; how the banjo is just as emblematic of African music as the drums; and how black music has always looked to the future.
With the end of revelation, Muslim scholars established a framework to “hear” God’s word, without pitfalls of pure fideism on one hand and free interpretation on the other.
Does habitual exposure to digital images destroy the stillness of heart required for seeing God within our soul?
The Han Kitab teaches that the Islam found in the Arabic and Persian books is only one possible way in which the Islamic revelation can be expressed.
The natural world can be a medicine, but without attention to our inner world, we may continue to suffer unease.
Can an alliance of religious believers help humanity emerge from an age of skepticism?