Harmony and moderation make for a happier life.
For some reason, the bodies of deceased monks stay "fresh" for a long time.
For the ancients, hospitality was an inviolable law enforced by gods and priests and anyone else with the power to make you pay dearly for mistreating a stranger.
Brain-based technologies of spiritual enhancement can induce mystical experiences in many people on demand. What does this mean for spirituality today?
A Nazi institute produced a Bible without the Old Testament that portrayed Jesus as an Aryan hero fighting Jewish people.
Apart from divine authority, is there an ethical basis for right and wrong?
A new study provides a possible scientific explanation for the existence of stories about ancient saints performing miracles with water.
A new study explores how using positive labels to describe a majority group may negative impact perceptions of minority groups.
Intrinsic religiosity has a protective effect against depression symptoms.
Creating an afterlife—or a simulation of one—would take vast amounts of energy. Some scientists think the best way to capture that energy is by building megastructures around stars.
What happens when simulation theory becomes more than a fascinating thought experiment?
Research shows that bone fragments of Jesus's (possible) brother belong to someone else.
A new study looks at why mysterious voices are sometimes taken as spirits and other times as symptoms of mental health issues.
Imagine Heraclitus spending an afternoon down by the river...
A new survey shows who believes what and how it differs from what Americans believe as a whole.
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The Chumash people poked bits of psychoactive plants into cave ceilings next to their paintings.