Ideas

Jim McDermott November 13, 2018
As wild and wonderful as Marvel Comics characters’ superpowers might be, their back stories are always grounded in reality.
Christopher Sandford November 10, 2018
Lawrence’s triumphant arrival in Damascus in 1918 might be said to have been the spark that ultimately ignited a powder keg of factional rivalries and distrust.
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Lisa Ampleman November 02, 2018
A 21st-century arts collective revives illustrating the Bible for the digital age.
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Bill McCormick, S.J. October 26, 2018
Peterson urges his followers to seek deep meaning rather than superficial happiness. But can he create a community?
Michael McKinley October 16, 2018
When Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists on the Olympic podium, their act drew widespread criticism. Now Colin Kaepernick is the face of Nike.
Brandon Sanchez October 01, 2018
Kanye is id-made-flesh, an extreme and uncomfortable example of what we all look like when turned inside out.