Paganism, Christianity, and Today's Christians

Professor Luke Timothy Johnson explores the impact of paganism and early Christianity on today's Christians.

Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science

Tweak the way you're coping and you can lower your anxiety levels.

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Personal Growth

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back?

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Revealed: Dutch are least hygienic Europeans

Half of Holland does not wash hands after going to the bathroom. The Bosnians are the cleanest Europeans. 

Culture & Religion

Fifteen October is Global Handwashing Day. By which we don't mean: wait until then to lather up your paws. Now that would be counterproductive! Because unwashed hands spread diseases – often deadly diseases. 

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7 philosophers who were exiled from their societies

Being ahead of the curve can be a dangerous place. These 7 thinkers were driven from their homelands over it.

Culture & Religion
  • Many thinkers have been killed for their ideas. Some got away with exile.
  • Most of the ones we'll look at here were driven out by the government, but others fled for their own safety.
  • The fact that some of these thinkers are still famous centuries after their exile suggests they might have been on to something, even if their countrymen disagreed.
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