Ben Carson has recently surged in the polls. Should we be concerned about his apocalyptic visions?
Skeptic Michael Shermer presents ten major arguments for the existence of God — and counters each one.
Prosperity preachers like Creflo Dollar and Joel Osteen are only the latest incarnations of a long lineage of American hucksters.
This isn't limited to religion.
Can history offer us clues on happiness? Yes, argues Yuval Noah Harari, if we're willing to listen.
Over 700 pilgrims were killed by a stampede en route to Mecca. Why do some choose to celebrate such tragedies?
The Argentine leader is expected to discuss gay marriage and abortion while in Philadelphia, but will he confront the systemic abuses plaguing his Church?
Rupert Murdoch now owns 73 percent of National Geographic. What does this mean for the organization's future?
In Singapore, National Night is a night for baby-making. What happens when governments sponsor procreation?
Public shaming can be powerful medicine. But used in the wrong context it can kill.