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Tuesday Apr 15th, 2014

Leonardo da Vinci myths, explained

By Kandice Rawlings
Leonardo da Vinci was born 562 years ago today, and we’re still fascinated with his life and work. It’s no real mystery why – he was an extraordinary person, a genius and a celebrity in his own lifetime. He left behind some remarkable artifacts in the form of paintings and writings and drawings on all manner of subjects. read more »

Monday Apr 21st, 2014

Putin in the mirror of history: Crimea, Russia, empire

Mark D. Steinberg on the Ukraine crisis
Monday Apr 21st, 2014

The contours and conceptual position of jus post bellum

Carsten Stahn, Jennifer S. Easterday, and Jens Iverson write
Monday Apr 21st, 2014

A religion reading list from Oxford World’s Classics

From The Qur’an to Natural Theology
Sunday Apr 20th, 2014

Easter rites of initiation bring good news for American Catholics

The last of his three-part Easter series, David Yamane on how the RCIA process is good news for the Catholic Church
Sunday
Apr 20th, 2014

The 4/20 update

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Sunday
Apr 20th, 2014

Trauma happens, so what can we do about it?

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Saturday
Apr 19th, 2014

The continuing threat of nuclear weapons

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Saturday
Apr 19th, 2014

Henry James, or, on the business of being a thing

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Saturday
Apr 19th, 2014

Reinventing rites of passage in contemporary America

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Friday
Apr 18th, 2014

Top five hip hop references in poetry

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Friday
Apr 18th, 2014

Initiation into America’s original megachurch

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Friday
Apr 18th, 2014

Identifying unexpected strengths in adolescents

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Friday
Apr 18th, 2014

Very short talks

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