On the way out of Lars von Trier’s new film Melancholia, a slightly dazed patron asked me and […]

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Capitalism, particularly over the past three decades, has become a “god” of American society, politics, economics and culture. […]

Sometimes we’re not prepared for adversity. When it happens, sometimes we’re caught short… Sometimes, we don’t know just […]

In Interpreting Islam: Bandali Jawzi’s Islamic Intellectual History, Tamara Sonn brings new attention to a figure who has […]

Leave it to Americans to invent a religion based on paperwork. Credit card bills. Birth certificate bonds. Form […]