(RNS) Yes, Brooks brings a lot of Christian thinkers into his work. But this is also good for the Jews.
(RNS) The Central African Republic is bad, Malaysia is getting worse, and ISIS fighters should face the International Criminal Court.
NEW YORK (RNS) David Brooks is the rarest breed in politics — a conservative Jew who’s captivated by notions of sin, character and the appeal of liberal Catholic activist Dorothy Day.
“When we create embryos for the purpose of life, should we not define them as life, rather than as property?” says Sofia Vergara’s ex-partner.
(RNS) Meet Sen. Bernie Sanders, the only Jewish candidate for president, and perhaps the least religious person in the race.
(RNS) Nancy Ellen Abrams’ new book on the origin of God argues for God as a science-rooted creation of humanity’s “collective aspirations.”
(RNS) The latest episode of “Dig” on the USA Network serves up a heady cocktail of trapdoors, secret chambers and mysterious torch-lit beach rituals.
(RNS) The number of people living on $1.25 or less a day has dropped in half since 1990. Now, the World Bank and religious groups want to bring that number to zero.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Once the men’s service concluded, a female WOW activist stepped into the men’s section, grabbed the Torah and took it into the women’s section.