From the Publisher
“What God Has Done In My Life” is inside the front of the book and is my testimony of His love and trustworthiness in my life to the present day.
Is putting Dad back in charge the "great" part of Trump's "again"?
The Trump administration appears to have reversed the ban on green-card holders from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
Suze Yalof Schwartz has modernized meditation with Unplug.
A conversation with Michael Wear, a former Obama White House staffer, about the party’s illiteracy on and hostility toward faith
The U.S. is becoming more diverse in terms of faith, but its legislature isn’t. A major reason? Non-religious Americans' voting rates.
I remember my grandfather commenting—wry amusement tinged with grim resignation—that what made him finally feel old was seeing his children reach middle age. I was a child then. Now I see my own children, not quite middle aged, starting to have child
Driven by opportunism, pragmatism, or fear, many begin to forget that they used to think certain things were unacceptable.
Fidel Castro banned religion when he first took over but in recent years the regime has been more tolerant.
After five years of practicing meditation, subject number 99003 began to see the lights. “My eyes were closed,” he reported, “[and] there would be what appeared to be a moon-shaped object in my consciousness directly above me, about the same size as
Ideological and civilizational conservatives united in opposition to the Soviet Union, but divide on whether Putin’s Russia is a totalitarian enemy, or a defender of the Christian west.
E.B. In Denial, out Sept. 30, the actor, 46, plays historian Deborah Lipstadt, who was sued for libel in 1996 for calling author David Irving a Holocaust denier; in the British legal system, the burden fell on her defense team to essentially prove t
Trump's election has reopened questions that have long seemed settled in America—including the acceptability of open discrimination against minority groups.
“All the world has failed us,” a resident of the Syrian city of Aleppo told the BBC this week, via a WhatsApp audio message. “The city is dying. Rapidly by bombardment, and slowly by hunger and fear of the advance of the Assad regime.”In recent weeks
TARA JOHN ON JULY 15, QANDEEL BALOCH, a Pakistani social-media star, was strangled to death by her brother for “dishonoring” the family name by being outspoken about female sexuality. So-called honor killings are widespread in Pakistan, where more t
Betsy DeVos has worked to undermine Michigan's public schools, according to her critics. Is she ready to lead the nation's education department?
Some mainline congregations have seen a bump in attendance since the election. But the most powerful changes to come may be theological.
Rarely do mainstream films treat religious questions with seriousness and specificity. Silence, a movie about 17th-century Jesuit missionaries, shows what that can look like.
On the evening of November 23rd, 1654, the brilliant polymath Blaise Pascal was thrown from his horse-drawn carriage, the creatures having been frightened by a thunderstorm. The horses fell off the bridge they had been crossing into the turbulent riv
An endless bombardment of news and gossip and images has rendered us manic information addicts. It broke me. It might break you, too.
What would your priest, rabbi, or imam say if we discovered alien life?For the religious, knowing that life on Earth is not unique may demand radical new ways of thinking about ourselves: How special and sacred are we? Is Earth a privileged place? Do
Are you there, God? It’s I, robot.
WE WANT TO BELIEVE WE’RE ALL BASICALLY the same and want the same things, but what if we’re not? Islam, in both theory and practice, is exceptional in how it relates to politics. Because of its outsize role in law and governance, Islam has been—and
LIBERALS TEND TO THINK OF THEMSELVES as open-minded and supportive of free speech. But recent examples show otherwise—and prove that many on the left are not above using intimidation and harassment to silence dissenting voices. Consider the fight ag
A semi-comprehensive list of the business concerns that may influence the president during his time in office
The Ethics Coach handles tackles two big questions: how to deal with employees who resist feedback and how to create a 'mutually beneficial' internship program.
A conversation with the author of Explaining Hitler, Ron Rosenbaum.
David Friedman moved from Denver to the Israeli city of Safed in 1979 to live as a Haredi, or ultra Orthodox Jew. At 29, he and his wife Miriam already had four children. He enrolled at a yeshiva where he drew a salary to study Talmud. It seemed like
SINCE 2014, INDIA HAS BEEN THE emerging-market world’s most positive story. That’s mainly because Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have cut red tape to make it easier to do business in this historically closed country
Roughly 2,500 years ago, the first great Persian Empire, led by Cyrus the Great, was founded. Over the next several centuries, it grew to dominate a significant portion of the world’s extant population and stretched from western India to the Mediterr
The American president has reinforced the victimhood narrative at the core of the Islamic State’s recruitment pitch.