Archive: October 14, 2007 - October 20, 2007
Islam is an interesting religion when it comes to arguing about science.
By David Grant | October 19, 2007; 1:02 PM ET | Comments (9)
USA Today announced the best teachers in America today. Full disclosure: my high school Latin teacher, Mr. Tylinski, was honorably mentioned. I know from observing him the hours upon hours these teachers commit to their students. The students, perhaps, are...
By Michael Pomeranz | October 18, 2007; 3:38 PM ET | Comments (2)
Who needs to change, to move, to grow? Is it me or the church?
By Elizabeth Tenety | October 17, 2007; 9:42 AM ET | Comments (21)
If you need any proof that the study of other religions actually deepens one’s own religious feelings, here it is.
By Shari Rabin | October 16, 2007; 10:27 PM ET | Comments (8)
It was lying on my back on the desert floor of Wadi Rum this summer when I got caught up in what is, for me, a surprising conversation. One of my Jordan-exploring compatriots mentioned the fact that, looking up at...
By David Grant | October 16, 2007; 4:30 PM ET | Comments (1)
The Cubs lost. The Bears lost. I am still smiling, though, because two weeks ago, the Packers lost. I love baseball, but there is something to be said about super-modern professional football as religious experience. One can understand religious rituals...
By Michael Pomeranz | October 15, 2007; 1:18 PM ET | Comments (5)
I have been looking over my photographs from my trip to Egypt and was reminded of an important episode. My tour guide, a highly educated Cairo native, was a walking encyclopedia for Egyptian history and present day politics. She was...
By Elizabeth Tenety | October 15, 2007; 12:37 PM ET | Comments (1)