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5 strategies for cultivating hope this year

Jacqueline S. Mattis, Rutgers University - Newark The raging coronavirus pandemic, along with political turbulence and uncertainty, have overwhelmed many of us. From almost the...

The morality of feeling equal empathy for strangers and family alike

Brendan Gaesser, University at Albany, State University of New York and Zoë Fowler, University at Albany, State University of New York The year 2020 has...

Was Jesus really born in Bethlehem? Why the Gospels disagree over...

Rodolfo Galvan Estrada III, Fuller Theological Seminary Every Christmas, a relatively small town in the Palestinian West Bank comes center stage: Bethlehem. Jesus, according to...

Here’s why Christmas movies are so appealing this holiday season

S. Brent Rodriguez-Plate, Hamilton College With the pandemic limiting travel over the holiday season, many Americans will be settling in front of the television to...

Llamas are having a moment in the US, but they’ve been...

Emily Wakild, Boise State University With their long eyelashes, banana-shaped ears, upturned mouths and stocky bodies covered with curly wool, llamas look like creatures that...

As heavenly bodies converge, many ask: Is the Star of Bethlehem...

Eric M. Vanden Eykel, Ferrum College On Dec. 21, 2020, Jupiter and Saturn will cross paths in the night’s sky and for a brief moment,...

How Taiwan uses Buddhist literature for environmental education

Natasha Heller, University of Virginia Climate change is one of the biggest challenges that the world faces. A United Nations report has cautioned that greenhouse...

The many stories of Diwali share a common theme of triumph...

Natasha Mikles, Texas State University As many Indian Americans celebrate the election of the first Black and South Asian woman, Kamala Harris, to the White...

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Climbing the tree: the case for chimpanzee ‘personhood’

Jane Johnson Hercules and Leo don’t know it, but a decision about their future has made history. In granting an order to show cause on...