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Was Jesus a “Jew”?

Was Jesus a “Jew”?

Yonatan Adler— Was Jesus a “Jew”? The internet has been abuzz over this curious question in recent months. Many of those involved in the discussion have claimed that there were… READ MORE

Who Was Marcus Aurelius?

Who Was Marcus Aurelius?

Marcus Aurelius: The Stoic Emperor brings Marcus Aurelius (121–180 CE) to life for a new generation of readers. Founding member of the organization Modern Stoicism Donald Robertson answers your questions… READ MORE

Honoring Black Histories and Experiences

Honoring Black Histories and Experiences

Black History Month, or African-American History Month, was proposed in February of 1969 by students at Kent State University. Later to be federally recognized by President Gerald Ford in 1976,… READ MORE

For All That Changed, Hamas is Still Hamas

For All That Changed, Hamas is Still Hamas

Matthew Levitt— Over the last 18 years, since I wrote Hamas: Politics, Charity and Terrorism in the Service of Jihad, Hamas has experienced significant change—just not in the ways many… READ MORE

The Environment: Not Quite Left Out

The Environment: Not Quite Left Out

Joya Chatterji— Most people of South Asia in the 20th century had a different understanding of the environment than we have today. Today we see speak of the impending “global… READ MORE

The Courageous Merze Tate

The Courageous Merze Tate

Barbara D. Savage — On a spring evening in 1921, more than four hundred people crammed into a high school auditorium in Battle Creek, Michigan, to witness an annual student… READ MORE

Joint Jihad

Joint Jihad

Wolfgang G. Schwanitz— Parliaments cry about a “pan-Islamic danger,” noted the Islam scholar Martin Hartmann. “But are fellow Muslims really our enemies?”1 He asked this 111 years ago as a… READ MORE

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