Counterfeiting Tradition

In 2006 the government of Turkey launched an ambitious effort to rewrite the basic foundation of Islam in order to produce a kinder and gentler result. To appreciate why this ongoing program—known as the “hadith... Read More

Hidden from History

Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. —Section 1, Equal Rights Amendment George Santayana’s famous quote, “Those who... Read More

Rational Sunday School

It’s Sunday morning at a community center in a suburb of Portland, Oregon. A group of children, age four to twelve, form a half circle, their mouths ajar and eyes wide, staring at the man... Read More