Religion & Holidays

The former seeks answers; the latter seeks the questions that can help situate human beings existentially and rationally within the universe.

Jan. 23 2017 12:01AM

“When science finally peers over the crest of the mountain, it will find religion has been sitting there all along.”

Alice B. Lloyd
Jan. 23 2017 12:01AM

In the Jewish tradition, the summit of religious awareness is to know that God is ultimately unknowable.

Jan. 19 2017 12:01AM

And its unique American variations.

Jan. 18 2017 12:01AM

Village atheists and H.L. Mencken.

Crawford Gribben
Jan. 17 2017 12:01AM

Godself.

Katherine Timpf
Jan. 17 2017 12:01AM

Like Walt Whitman in Song of Myself, the Hebrew Bible is large, it contains multitudes.

Jan. 16 2017 12:01AM

Authority without absolutism.

Christine Hayes
Jan. 13 2017 12:01AM

Morality isn’t a private affair.

Jan. 12 2017 12:01AM

Although it does not seem to be about romantic attachment at all, the tale of Ruth and Boaz is the quintessential example of a biblical love story.

Jan. 12 2017 12:01AM

Reading and interpreting the Bible from within the fishbowl of our own cultural assumptions, we fail to understand it on its own terms.

Jan. 9 2017 12:01AM

For whatever reason, God made people in tribes and nations.

Jan. 4 2017 12:01AM

Reading Locke, Mill, and Tocqueville in Jerusalem.

Jan. 3 2017 12:01AM

A former Obama staffer on liberal hostility toward and ignorance of religion.

Michael Wear
Jan. 3 2017 12:01AM