It should encourage us to take seriously the continuation of the cycles of poverty, unemployment, and uneven development—often stratified along lines of class and race—that drive ordinary people to leave behind everything they have ever known in search of something better.
Reading Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk as a scholar of science and religion
It’s a simple conceit, really: let me show you five different case studies around the world where, in the same religious faith community, responses to Darwinian evolution differed wildly.
When questioned about the audience for whom she writes, Toni Morrison replies: “Only me.”
A review of Ironweed.
The Theory of Everything is not actually a movie about either science or religion. It’s about marriage.
We don’t know a great deal about the historical Hypatia, but we can piece together a compelling portrait from a handful of historical sources.
A review of HBO’s True Detective