Remembering Assisi After 20 Years
Twenty years ago, Pope John Paul II convened what has become one of the more significant symbolic and substantive events of his eventful pontificate. On Oct.
Witnessing by Prayer
Twenty-seven years after Pope John XXIII announced to the cardinals that he would call an ecumenical council, another pope announced that he would consult with world religious leaders to organize with
The Fertile Universe
What is the status of the Big Bang theory today?
Books and Culture
The distinguished political scientist and historian Jan Gross nails the title of his book with one word: fear. This is not the first time.
As the generation that fought World War II began to pass from the scene, a proliferation of memoirs, oral histories and similar works appear
When Michael Dirda took this summer off, discerning readers of The Washington Post Book World were most likely disappointed.