Cultural Context

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Piecemeal Pragmatic Pluralism

Today’s guest blogger is Timothy P. Manatt. Timothy is a recent graduate of Harvard Divinity School, where he studied comparative … Continued

Headscarves and Skullcaps

This is the first of two stories I will tell in the coming weeks about Muslim headscarves. Both illustrate the … Continued

Partners not Antagonists

Catholic teaching holds that there can be no conflict between faith and reason, but history shows us that sometimes scientists … Continued

Appreciate the Differences Too

Several of the regular contributors to this site are far more qualified than I to comment on the similarity or … Continued

No Joke

The common definition of cult is captured in the common joke: my faith is a religion, yours is a sect … Continued

Questions, Answers on Islam

Why do we need to know about Islam? • Islam is the second largest religion in the world, after Christianity, … Continued