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Why a 14th-century mystic appeals to today’s ‘spiritual but not religious’...

Joel Harrington, Vanderbilt University The percentage of Americans who do not identify with any religious tradition continues to rise annually. Not all of them, however,...

What is heaven?

Joanne M. Pierce, College of the Holy Cross When a family member or a friend passes away, we often find ourselves reflecting on the question...

How the Catholic Church came to oppose birth control

Lisa McClain, Boise State University This month marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark “Humanae Vitae,” Pope Paul VI’s strict prohibition against artificial contraception, issued...

Why religions of the world condemn suicide

Mathew Schmalz, College of the Holy Cross The recent suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and writer Anthony Bourdain have reminded all...

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Bacteria on shoes could help forensic teams catch suspects

Stefano Vanin, University of Huddersfield Prospective criminals should take note: bacteria are everywhere. A small pilot study has shown that the germs on personal belongings...