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Religion & Holidays

René Descartes, Thomas Kuhn, and the rejection of tradition.

M. Anthony Mills
Oct. 23 2017 12:01AM

“A disposition to preserve and an ability to improve.”

Oct. 16 2017 12:01AM

A little anxiety doesn’t hurt.

Shalom Carmy
Oct. 16 2017 12:01AM

Truth, fiction, and John Milton.

Marilynne Robinson
Oct. 11 2017 12:01AM

“A gut kvitl!” East European Jews once said to each other in the days just before and during the holiday of Sukkot, and many still do. What does it mean?

Oct. 10 2017 12:01AM

A passage that encapsulates the ethos of rabbinic Judaism.

Adam Kirsch
Oct. 9 2017 12:01AM

Literature from the secular mudflats.

Francis Spufford
Oct. 9 2017 12:01AM

What does it mean to be God’s chosen people? As Moses counsels the Israelites before he dies, their failure will have consequences—and failure is unavoidable.

Oct. 4 2017 12:01AM

How Alvin Plantinga cleared the way for the philosophy of religion.

Oct. 2 2017 12:01AM

Vows and human frailty.

Wendy Amsellem
Sept. 28 2017 12:01AM

The conflicting ideals of virtue and law.

Abraham Socher
Sept. 26 2017 12:01AM

One brief and brilliant moment, and a kaddish.

Sept. 25 2017 12:01AM

The products of the Yiddish greeting-card industry are a reminder of how wonderfully varied was the world of Yiddish-speaking Jewry.

Sept. 19 2017 12:01AM