Parallel Lives - Complete
Plutarchbook1,613 pagesArts & IdeasHistory
Adler's Philosophical Dictionary
Mortimer J. Adlerbook224 pagesArts & Ideas
Marcus Aurelius in Love
Marcus Aurelius, Marcus Cornelius Frontobook182 pagesSociety & CultureArts & Ideas
Lucius Annaeus Senecabook250 pagesFiction & LiteratureArts & IdeasHistory
On the Spiritual Path
David TuffleybookseriesReligionHappiness & Self-Help
Hardship and Happiness
Lucius Annaeus Senecabook478 pagesFiction & LiteratureHappiness & Self-HelpArts & Ideas
Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations
Jules Evansbook428 pagesHappiness & Self-HelpArts & Ideas
Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras
Thomas Taylorbook310 pagesArts & Ideas
Mike Painebook92 pagesHistory
It's All Greek To Me
Charlotte Higginsbook240 pagesHistory
Frances Gies, Joseph GiesbookseriesHistory
Michael Haagbook384 pagesHistoryReligionPolitics
The Human Story
James C. Davisbook480 pagesSociety & CultureHistory
One Bird, One Stone
Sean Murphybook416 pagesReligionArts & Ideas
Stephen Larsen, Robin Larsenbook1,040 pagesHappiness & Self-Help
There Is No God and He Is Always with You
Brad Warnerbook255 pagesReligionArts & IdeasBiography & Memoir
The Mystic Heart
Wayne Teasdalebook320 pagesReligionHappiness & Self-Help
Sean Martinbook204 pagesHistoryReligion
Sean Martinbook205 pagesHistoryReligion
Sean Martinbook224 pagesReligionHistoryPolitics
The Essential Mystics, Poets, Saints, and Sages
Richard Hooperbook353 pagesReligionHappiness & Self-HelpBiography & Memoir
Purity of Heart
Soren Kierkegaardbook224 pagesReligion
The Happiness Myth
Jennifer Hechtbook368 pagesSociety & CultureArts & IdeasHistory
On Truth and Untruth
Friedrich Nietzschebook176 pagesArts & IdeasReligion
The Little Zen Companion
David Schillerbook400 pagesReligionArts & Ideas
The Histories (Rediscovered Books)
Alan Stedall, Alan Stedallbook96 pagesReligionArts & IdeasHistory
- Jan 5 20175 minutes
Pop Culture Is Having A Metaphysical Moment
The OA, Westworld, Stranger Things, and other recent works toy with the idea of multiple realities—and bring the thrill of new religion.
- Sep 1 20153 minutes
6 Secrets About the Human Brain That Will Make You a Better Marketer
Knowing how the mind processes information and images can help you send the right message.
- Dec 5 20167 minutes
Are Jews White?
Trump's election has reopened questions that have long seemed settled in America—including the acceptability of open discrimination against minority groups.
- Jun 13 20161 minute
How Islam Is Different From Other Religions
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
- Oct 17 20161 minute
How Mindfulness Can Save You Money
IF YOU PUT PEOPLE IN BRAIN SCANNERS and give them something delicious—say, wine or chocolate—the reward centers of their brains light up. In other words, it’s making them feel good. But if you promise them a delicious item in the future, there’s no r
- Mar 1 20141 minute
This Is Your Brain on Power
There's evidence that power actually changes the way the brain sees others, decreasing recognition of others' concerns.
- Nov 28 20161 minute
Hold Yourself Accountable—You’ll Be Happier
PEOPLE TEND TO EXTERNALIZE WHEN THEY encounter problems—to look beyond themselves and find fault with others when things go wrong. Society’s mantra is “There’s plenty of blame to go around!” You can hear it echo in the reactions to the election. But
- Apr 1 20131 minute
The 5 Branding Rules of Attraction
Your brand draws customers to your business. Here are the elements you should consider when designing it.
- Mar 1 20166 minutes
22 Qualities That Make a Great Leader
Want to be a laudable leader? Study these characteristics -- and the wise words of leaders who strive to embody them.
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Audrey Shi YOU’LL BE hard-pressed to find a churchgoer who carries a Bible to Church at the Springs on Sundays—and lead pastor Ron Sylvia doesn’t mind. At “the Springs,” as it’s known—a multisite church based in Ocala, Fla.—most of its 3,000 or so
- Dec 8 20167 minutes
Glenn Beck’s Regrets
His paranoid style paved the road for Trumpism. Now he fears what’s been unleashed.
- Sep 26 20163 minutes
The Pastor Who Prays With Trump
DONALD TRUMP’S SON ERIC WAS GLOWING when he sat down at a Cleveland restaurant next to Orlando pastor Paula White. “Your prayer did it, Paula,” Eric told her. The younger Trump’s teleprompter had broken the night before as he prepared to address the
- Sep 26 20161 minute
Why We Should Watch Our Internal Clocks
IN OUR RELENTLESS QUEST TO LIVE healthier, happier, more productive lives, we often overlook a powerful tool within us: our internal sense of timing. The human body is genetically designed to coordinate the “when” of almost all aspects of life—sleep,
- Dec 1 20162 minutes
The Moral Imperative For Leaders
WE LIVE IN A TIME of moral outrage. If you listened to partisans on either side of Election 2016, it was a contest between—or a protest of—a criminally corrupt politician and a serial sex offender, even though neither candidate had been formally char
- Dec 6 20164 minutes
Self-Control Is Just Empathy With Your Future Self
The same part of the brain that allows us to step into the shoes of others also helps us restrain ourselves.
- Nov 1 20162 minutes
You’re Already Good. Here’s How to Step It Up
Fortune reviews three major releases this season that promise to help you elevate your thinking, motivation, and creativity in work and in life.
- Sep 5 20162 minutes
India’s Economic Engine Has a Rocky Road Ahead
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
- May 1 20162 minutes
How to Handle Personal Conflicts Professionally
Whether it's a betrayal, a personal dislike or a choice between public or private acknowledgement, personal conflicts can arise at work. Find out the right way to navigate these situations.
- Mar 1 20152 minutes
What Leadership Is -- And What It Is Not
Great leaders inspire and create meaningful, lasting opportunities and new ways of thinking. They believe in change. They have an impact on the future.
- Dec 5 20164 minutes
Westworld And The False Promise Of Storytelling
The HBO drama’s finale hinted at a dark, meta message.
- Jan 1 201710 minutes
'He Was The Nationalist Candidate'
The editor of First Things on Donald Trump and the limits of multi-cultural democracy
- Sep 1 20163 minutes
If You Work From Home, Do This Every Day
It's time to give yourself a break.
- Dec 1 20161 minute
The Facebook Founder In His Own Words
Zuckerberg often muses on management. Here, a selection of quotes from public Q&As posted on Facebook.
- Dec 29 20167 minutes
Democrats Have A Religion Problem
A conversation with Michael Wear, a former Obama White House staffer, about the party’s illiteracy on and hostility toward faith
- Oct 24 20162 minutes
The Literacy of Long-Form Thinking
A man from ancient Rome said it was better to know nothing about a subject than to half-know it. I’m worried that this Republic of ours is set on proving his wisdom all over again. Only, we aren’t even bothering to know 50% of what’s going on. Seems
- Nov 7 20161 minute
The Danger of Having Too Many Experts
IN OUR GLOBALIZED, TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN world, we have convinced ourselves that the route to excellence and progress lies in specialization. Consider entrepreneur Peter Thiel’s recent argument that workers should make a lifelong commitment to a single c
- Dec 11 20164 minutes
Trump Is Bringing Progressive Protestants Back To Church
Some mainline congregations have seen a bump in attendance since the election. But the most powerful changes to come may be theological.
- Dec 21 20165 minutes
Martin Scorsese’s Radical Act Of Turning Theology Into Art
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.
- Sep 1 20142 minutes
A Yoga Franchise for Kids Stretches Bodies and Minds
Imagination Yoga uses storytelling to encourage kids to move through a series of yoga positions.
- Nov 21 20161 minute
We Must Wage A Jihad Of Peace
QASIM RASHID One of the high marks of Islam that the Prophet Muhammad taught is that loyalty to your country is part of your faith. I can sympathize with the anger and fear that many have: I’m a person of color; I’m a Muslim; I have young children.