Religion and Philosophy

the face of god

Can psychedelics help you find God? Clinical psychologist Bill Richards thinks so. More

empathy

If people were more empathetic, the world would be a better place, don’t you think? Paul Bloom thinks perhaps not.More

Woman thinking

Anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann's Dangerous Idea? To be better adjusted, change the way you think about thinking.More

hiding in yellow mist

Storytelling is all the rage these days — and everyone seems to have a life narrative. But not philosopher Galen Strawson. He says life stories often create an inauthentic version of ourselves.More

Mingyur Rinpoche

Mingyur Rinpoche is a renowned Buddhist lama who's the founder and guiding teacher of the Tergar community, a network of meditation...More

Bible

Could a 1500-year-old Christian doctrine really have that much effect on lives and politics today?More

Reflection on beach

In a new book called "Born Bad," historian James Boyce argues that the concept of original sin is the foundation of Western thought. More

Original blessing

For theologist Danielle Shroyer, what happened in the Garden of Eden is a story of original blessing. More

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