Religion writer Karen Armstrong promotes a 21st-century form of the ‘compassionate discourse’ of Socrates.
There's no better way to face the new year than with a good book in hand. Here are 15 promising-looking nonfiction books, all due for release early in 2011.
Readers write in about the motivations of suicide terrorists, the term 'conservative,' the price of parenting – and grandparenting, and the victimization of soldiers.
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Worshipers are borrowing from Eastern religions and New Age beliefs. Open-mindedness or a dilution of faith traditions?
Religion writer Karen Armstrong asks: Is it harder to find God today?