In an age of transience, explore ideas that are timeless.
Can the measure of human virtue be set by the character—or the names—of God?
Why a medieval Christian theologian believed humanity, regardless of creed, could unite around a shared ethic.
Sacred scriptures certainly qualify as Great Books, but can they be read as literature in secular settings?
If we keep in mind the limits of our methods, the deepest aspirations of the sciences and the most essential affirmations of theology are irresistibly apposite.
To many, Islamic art can speak more profoundly and clearly than even the written word. Is it wiser then for Muslims to show, not to tell?
Scripture and science, taken together, can lead believers to rethink our understanding of when life begins, of the miracle of revelation, and most certainly of abortion.
For Jews, Christians, and Muslims confidence in what reason discloses as moral precepts is enriched by God’s act of revealing to us what He requires of us.
The abiding purpose of every nationalist is to secure more power and more prestige, not for himself, but for the nation or other unit in which he has chosen to sink his own individuality.
Despite the diversity of our countless creeds, colors, and cultures, our society has been subsumed into a monoculture of ersatz arts, entertainment, and consumerism. How can we recapture humanity’s once extraordinary individuality?
Some philosophers believe materialism has now reached an insurmountable quandary in the question of consciousness.