For most religious people today modernity and religion relate to each other not as either/or but as both/and.
Yes. Understanding why this is true sheds light on one important formula of peace in a pluralist society.
Informal sociability across class lines is very difficult.
If people define a nation as real, it is real in its consequences.
Are the Olympic Games a kind of international quasi-religion?
One would think so if one looks at its place in official Washington.
When heaven isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
You can only contain charisma for so long, but it’s very quickly routinized.
Eastern Christian Orthodoxy deserves better than to be used a prop by Putin’s regime.
The Yazidi version of Satan relates in a curious way to a serious Christian tradition about hell and its abolition.
The Indus Waters Treaty has been a cornerstone of the India–Pakistan relationship since it was signed in 1960.
Our discourse would be better-served if people on both sides of the political divide were more charitable in interpreting each others’ expression.
As America gets nervous about trade, Asian leaders start to feel pushback at home.
EU car tests have been “inadequate” for decades.
Wonks and policymakers need to be thinking harder about how to right this sinking ship beyond perpetually raising taxes to plug the leaks.
Natural gas production is rising quickly in the northeast, but pipeline bottlenecks are holding the boom back.