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Politics & SocietyShort Take
Luke Burgis
The worship of expertise, detached from any transcendent perspective, has already plagued modern life. Now rationality is becoming just another weapon with which to attack others.
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
Welcome to the age of “doing your own research.”
Anti-vaccine protestors hold placards during a march against COVID-19 vaccinations in Cape Town, South Africa
FaithFaith and Reason
Guy Consolmagno
I find myself troubled by the phrase, “Follow the science.“ It implies that the authority of science is infallible, writes Guy Consolmagno, S.J., director of the Vatican Observatory.
Arts & CultureBooks
Franklin Freeman
To understand the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe demands close attention to his engagements with scientific thought and discoveries.
Colleen Dulle
The three women join a prestigious group of around 80 scientists in all who are members of the Academy, 20 others of whom are also Nobel laureates.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
Kevin Spinale
Parsing the pros and cons of 'A Canticle for Leibowitz,' the latest selection of the Catholic Book Club.