Scheherazade and the Sultan

Qur'an | Coronavirus | Religion and Literature

Relief After Misfortune

A centuries-old Islamic literary genre may still offer consolation today

January 4, 2021
fleabag

Religion and Literature | Film | Catholicism | pop culture

When a Vow Turns Out to be... a Vow: ‘Fleabag’

Exploring religion's leading role in the hit television series “Fleabag”

April 20, 2020
Nurses

Coronavirus | Religion and Literature | Jewish philosophy

Love, Obligation, and Possibilities in the Time of COVID-19

Even in this season of prescribed social distancing, hope for our future emerges from our bonds with one another

March 30, 2020
isolation

Coronavirus | health care | Religion and Literature

The Coronavirus and Us

Exploring the "ultimate dimensions" of COVID-19 as Americans prepare themselves for a season of quarantine and isolation

March 16, 2020
novel

Religion and Literature

American Graphic

Graphic novels, the national narratives we tell, and the role religion plays (and doesn't) in them

February 17, 2020
Bloom

Religion and Literature

A Recalcitrant Influence

Matthew Creighton writes about the legacy of Harold Bloom

October 24, 2019