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Atheism 3.0? Alain de Botton’s “School of Life” and Transhumanism – By Michael Burdett

Atheism 3.0? Alain de Botton’s “School of Life” and Transhumanism – By Michael Burdett

Michael S. Burdett October 24, 2013 0

Michael Burdett on modern Atheism’s renewed interest in religion and the attraction of Transhumanism On . . .

The Slaughter to Come: Cormac McCarthy’s <i>The Counselor</i> – By Andrew Lanham

The Slaughter to Come: Cormac McCarthy’s The Counselor – By Andrew Lanham

Andrew Lanham October 23, 2013 7

Andrew Lanham reads McCarthy’s bleak oeuvre and, finally, finds hope Physicists hypothesize something called a . . .

Steelers Nation and the Seriously Religious Side of Football – By Arthur Remillard

Steelers Nation and the Seriously Religious Side of Football – By Arthur Remillard

Arthur Remillard August 28, 2013 3

Arthur Remillard on the religious devotion of football fans The Pittsburgh Steelers nearly broke Terry . . .

Sacred Silence: Marijuana, God’s Law, and Kentucky’s Cornbread Mafia – By James Higdon

Sacred Silence: Marijuana, God’s Law, and Kentucky’s Cornbread Mafia – By James Higdon

James Higdon August 14, 2013 3

James Higdon on the authority of the Church and the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American . . .

The Marriage of Religion and Technology: Reading Apple’s Allegorical Advertising

The Marriage of Religion and Technology: Reading Apple’s Allegorical Advertising

Brett T. Robinson August 3, 2013 1

Brett T. Robinson explores the religious influences on Steve Jobs and how they shaped Apple . . .

Sterilizing the Bible

Sterilizing the Bible

Charles Halton July 31, 2013 13

Charles Halton reads Melissa Mohr’s Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing and questions modern . . .

The Havoc Freedom Wrought – By David de Bruijn

The Havoc Freedom Wrought – By David de Bruijn

David de Bruijn July 15, 2013 0

Opinion: David de Bruijn proposes a reconsideration of authoritarianism They that are discontented under monarchy . . .

Re-Examining Hanukkah

Re-Examining Hanukkah

John Ma July 9, 2013 7

John Ma deconstructs the Maccabean History The Seleucid king Antiochus IV persecuted the Jews, prohibited . . .

Searching for the Meaning of “Russian”

Searching for the Meaning of “Russian”

Simon Rabinovitch July 2, 2013 0

Simon Rabinovitch on national questions, nostalgia, and the Orthodox Church in Putin’s Russia In St. . . .

On the Ritual Fringes

On the Ritual Fringes

Kari Hofmaister Tuling May 23, 2013 0

Rabbi Kari Hofmaister Tuling isn’t putting down her tallit. She explains the history, politics, and . . .