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The David Wax Museum: The Best Band You Might Not Know

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 09.30.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Kirkpatrick

Even as one speculates on the group's future within the archetypes of the music machine, one gets the sense the David Wax Museum will hold onto the peculiar charm of their music and their simple love of sharing it, no matter how many people are listening.

Building up to MENA

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cameron Sinclair

This year's World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa is set in the heart of Morocco and it took quite a journey to get from Savannah to Marrakech.

On the Road: Philadelphia's Neighborhood Farmers' Markets -- Headhouse

Steve Poses | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steve Poses

The Headhouse Farmers' Market grows out of long market tradition. And for pure physical per-square-foot concentration of food shopping ecstasy, it is unrivaled.

Pacifist Boxer Refuses to Hit Opponents

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Evans came up with a unique approach to nonviolent boxing. "I developed my footwork and bobbing and weaving strategies so strongly that my opponents would exhaust themselves trying to hit me."

Sex and Incarnation: Part Two

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Elizabeth Cunningham

For better or worse, the word goddess automatically connotes gender, as does the word priestess, and it seems that whenever femaleness is not defined/confined by marriage and motherhood, people start asking "what about the orgies?"

If The Church Were Christian

Philip Gulley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Gulley

In the end, what I'm hoping for is a church a little less full of itself, and a little more full of love. It wouldn't take much, for love and grace and kindness have a way of multiplying.

What's in a Name?

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

In wondering "what comets were named after women?," we explore women's contributions to science, which are often overlooked.

What Religion Are You?

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

"What religion are you?" my 13 year-old son Seamus asked me last night. His mother and I have been divorced since he was six months old. He's grown up a strict Catholic. I was born a Quaker.

Will A Vow Of Poverty Fill The Void In My Soul?

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

As I approach my fiftieth birthday, I am feeling incomplete. Part of me - my soul? - is still missing. In secular terms, I think I am not yet in tou...

Losing Your Religion? How to Talk to Your Kids

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

No matter what age the kids are or what the situation, telling them you no longer believe can be tricky. Help them to understand your changes as a matter of spiritual growth rather than spiritual abandonment.

Book Review: Held in the Light: Norman Morrison's Sacrifice for Peace and His Family's Journey of Healing

Megan Pillow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Megan Pillow

Morrison's self-immolation was seen as both a hopeful and a desperate act, sparking feelings of both empathy and outrage across a nation that had already seen its share of death.