British power, both “hard” and “soft,” helped shape the modern world.
Religion matters—on both sides of the global mass migration.
Claiming a religious identity in America is still politically useful.
Conservative opponents are challenging the Pope over the sovereignty of an old and storied order.
Americans were sexually innovative long before the ’60s—just consider the Mormons.
There is an old European culture that may be a resource for dialogue about Islamic modesty: the cult of chivalry.
What are the minimal experiences that lead one to suspect there may be something to religion after all?
In an honest dialogue between religions, does one sometimes have to say “no”?
The exodus from the ”enchanted garden” of medieval Catholicism was an important factor in the genesis of modernity.
Recently, both political camps have been lustily promoting fantasies.
The days when NATO could command the loyalty of its members, necessitating that they handle disputes with co-parties discreetly, are long past.
We’re heading into uncharted waters, thanks to shale.
A U.K. death panel has forced parents to abandon hope for their baby’s life.
A Chinese spokesperson called for an end to joint drilling operations between Spain’s Repsol and Vietnam.
Chinese consumers have more money than ever, and they still want to buy more real estate.
The industry is hurting from equipment and personnel shortages.