From a marketing perspective, being ahead of the curve is a mixed blessing.
Some 371 million Powerball tickets were sold last week, and to all but an astronomically fortunate and minuscule number of individuals, the universe seemed to return an answer of, "No, not you."
After I gave a few examples of how the TPP can ruin the lives of Americans, (which I recorded), I admonished the young man from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for his dereliction of duty in laying out the whole truth.
Do people share a common humanity, and if so, what is its character? Whereas Genesis 1:1-2:4a calls for setting aside time for worship, renewal, and r...
We academics tend to blame others for the lack of interest in what we do professionally. But the sad truth is that much of what afflicts intellectual culture in this country is very much our own fault.
On January 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, people throughout the world will remember victims of the Holocaust. In Lithuania, teachers and students will join this day of commemoration by launching a project called "The Rescue of Another is the Highest Human Virtue."
Here is a translation from the recently discovered Diary of Moses, originally scratched onto sheep's skin by an steady and ornamental hand. The passage seems to suggest a moment of doubt in Moses, right before a theophany.
"We feigned a normal life. We tried to forget that there was an impenetrable fence all around."
In 1920, Orot ("Lights"), a collection of works by the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, was published, which included an essay c...
What I find most distressing about Wheaton is not its generally obnoxious vapidity. What I find so distressing about Wheaton is its hubris. What sheer and utter arrogance it is to fire a professor for giving an opinion that has been echoed by numerous theologians, including its most famous alumnus, Billy Graham.
Growing up Jewish in America, I was never encouraged to associate with Muslims. It's not that anyone ever said, "don't talk to those people" -- there ...
I won't go so far as to call them old friends - tight bunch as they are, the gang of wild turkeys that occasionally wander up into the streets of my Brookline neighborhood don't seem much interested in fellowship beyond their own kind.
The images this week of an openly emotional President Obama as he announced the executive actions on gun control were very moving. Whatever your political affiliation, I think many of us can agree that when leaders show uncensored emotion about an issue it is a moment that represents a kind of redemption.
My dream has always been to work with talented people in films that made a difference, and it came true.
Within the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament), there are numerous prophetic books that are named after Israelite and Judean men who were prophets: from Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel to Amos, Hosea, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zechariah.
The story of Isaac and Ishmael is difficult to read. The account follows two half-brothers born to the same father and different mothers. As the story played out, one was adored and one was banished. One was considered the heir of their common father; one was disinherited.