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September 9

Virtue, Human and Divine

Can the measure of human virtue be set by the character—or the names—of God?

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The Secret of the Morality Tale

Only narratives can ensure our ethics take both intention and circumstance into account.

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Science and Theology: Where the Consonance Really Lies

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.

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Vanquishing the Monster Within Us

When we resist the dehumanizing forces of war, we can see the sacred in all human beings.

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What Conservatism Really Means

Roger Scruton and Hamza Yusuf assess conservatism as an intellectual idea, asking whether it’s more important to conserve the good than to tear down the bad.

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Where Have All The Saints Gone?

"People have altogether somehow lost that the true nature of man is the fiţrah, which is the sanctified state."

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Rules of Engagement

In religious dialogue, are virtue and good manners ultimately as important as, or perhaps more important than, the eloquence of words and the rigor of arguments?

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When Does a Human Fetus Become Human?

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.

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Finding the Authentic Self

Can experience be a path to self knowledge?

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Do Reason and Revelation Guide Us to the Same Good?

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.

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Can Materialism Explain the Mind?

Some philosophers believe materialism has now reached an insurmountable quandary in the question of consciousness.

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The Human in the Qur’an

How four Qur’anic aspects of humanity combine to make man a distinctive creation.

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Wisdom in Pieces

Science, philosophy, and art have been blown apart, and our conversations have devolved into chaos. How do we begin to learn the art of disagreement?

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Beware What Comes Within from Without

Does habitual exposure to digital images destroy the stillness of heart required for seeing God within our soul?

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The Great Chain of Consciousness

Why did many Muslim metaphysicians see the universe and all of its contents as alive?

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What Images Are Doing to Our Souls

Can spiritual philosophy teach us how to pay attention to the effects digital images have on our souls?

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The Pinocchio Within Us

Despite seeming differences, Pinocchio’s reality may almost be identical to our own, even if our noses do not threaten to grow longer at every misdeed.

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