Who is ISIS and how has the militant group grown to wield so much influence? We’ve rounded up some of the best reporting on the origins of ISIS, their role in the Syrian civil war and ties to terrorist attacks across the world.
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A recent post on the NPR subsidiary blog 13.7 Cosmos & Culture asks a complicated question about how or why one chooses religion over science or views the two as not mutually […]
The LDS Church is taking more criticism than usual this week, over the decision of its leaders to enact a policy prohibiting membership records, baby blessings, baptism, and ordination to the minor […]
As a low-carb dieter, I appreciate bacon. But I do not think it is that great. It is great with other things, whether it is with a BLT or part of a […]
I’m a person on the left and I’m gay and thanks to marriage equality, I’m married too. I’m also clergy. And so my defense should make various sides of these issues unhappy. […]
This video is filmed in the West Bank. I found it via Tom Morello’s Twitter feed. It features Tom on guitar. The imagery in the video is powerful. I think this is […]
Given the love most progressives have for Pope Francis, it’s odd for me to write a defense of his papacy. Especially as a gay man and as a mainline protestant minister. But […]
by Sebastian Rotella ProPublica, Sep. 14, 2015, 11:30 a.m. Laura Boldrini, the president of Italy’s Chamber of Deputies, has unusually strong credentials to discuss the immigration crisis gripping Europe. She worked for […]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement from the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints appreciates the […]
My endorsement of Brother Bernie in the primaries is not an affirmation of the neo-liberal Democratic Party… — Cornel West (@CornelWest) August 25, 2015 My endorsement of Brother Bernie is not a […]
“It is better to feed ten impostors than to run the risk of turning away one honest petition.” -Joseph Smith, as quoted by Hugh Nibley “The conditions of sharing demanded by the […]