Napoleon Bonaparte

A famous and sorely misunderstood painting of Napoleon touching plague victims in Palestine illuminates the current moment.

April 21 2020 12:15AM

How 19th- and 20th-century Muslim intellectuals, clerics, and rulers attempted to come to terms with Western civilization.

Feb. 3 2017 12:01AM

The Italian scholar who last month identified the world's oldest complete Torah scroll tells its story. (Interview by T. M. Law; audio, 30 mins.)

Mauro Perani
June 4 2013 12:08AM