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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...

Iran’s secular shift: new survey reveals huge changes in religious beliefs

Pooyan Tamimi Arab, Utrecht University and Ammar Maleki, Tilburg University Iran’s 1979 Islamic revolution was a defining event that changed how we think about the...

The complicated legacy of the Pilgrims is finally coming to light...

Peter C. Mancall, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ voyage to Plymouth will...

What the Falwell saga tells us about evangelicals and gender roles

Leslie Dorrough Smith, Avila University Jerry Falwell Jr. may well be wishing that a photo with his underwear showing and his arm around the waist...

Stella Immanuel’s theories about the relationship between demons, illness and sex...

Brandon W. Hawk, Rhode Island College President Donald Trump has a new favorite doctor. On July 27, the president and his son Donald Trump, Jr. tweeted...

Zounds! What the fork are minced oaths? And why are we...

Kirk Hazen, West Virginia University What in tarnation is “tarnation?” Why do people in old books exclaim “zounds!” in moments of surprise? And what could...

How to be as safe as possible in your house of...

Claudia Finkelstein, Michigan State University The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released what it calls “general considerations” on safe actions for reopening houses...

Uprisings after pandemics have happened before – just look at the...

Susan Wade, Keene State College As a professor of medieval Europe, I’ve taught the bubonic plague, and how it contributed to the English Peasant Revolt...

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What a medieval love saga says about modern-day sexual harassment

Lisa Bitel, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Suddenly, popular media is saturated with stories of powerful men outed...