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‘WandaVision’ echoes myths of Isis, Orpheus and Kisa Gotami to explain...

Michael Nichols, Martin University During a flashback scene in Marvel’s Disney Plus show “WandaVision,” the superpowered android Vision comforts...

Why contemplating death can help you live a happier life

Steve Taylor, Leeds Beckett University How do you feel about the idea of dying? Is it something you think about often? Or does it make...

Buddhist monks have reversed roles in Thailand – now they are...

Brooke Schedneck, Rhodes College The offering of food and material goods to monks is an essential part of the daily practice of Buddhism in Thailand....

A new solution for America’s empty churches: A change of faith

Ashima Krishna, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Over the past few decades, vacant and underutilized churches have become a familiar sight...

How the Dalai Lama is chosen and why China wants to...

Brooke Schedneck, Rhodes College The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, the spiritual leader of Tibet, is turning 84 on July 6. With his advancing age,...

What is behind the turkey pardoning ritual?

Tobin Miller Shearer, The University of Montana President Donald Trump presided over presidential turkey pardoning, a ritual that has been in place since 1989, when...

What is behind the turkey pardoning ritual?

Tobin Miller Shearer, The University of Montana Since 1989, when President George H. W. Bush first formally instituted the practice, U.S. presidents have pardoned a...

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Calvin Schermerhorn, Arizona State University Far from being unusual, the hurried and partisan Supreme Court confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh mirrors several notable examples of...