"The Bible" squashed the central achievement of biblical storytelling: meaningful omissions and lacunae, “story” as the seed of excited, growing interpretations.
An excerpt from Scott Korb's fantastic new book Light Without Fire: The Making of America's First Muslim College.
By Kathryn Joyce When devout Christian families made it their mission to save children from war-torn countries, the match was often far from heavenly.
So they dispatched a man with a camera into the hinterland to catch the sage on film.
Naturalized as an integral part of practice, the mass produced yoga mat is an illustrative example of niche commoditization and the way entrepreneurs savvily build microeconomies around emergent lifestyle trends.
As earlier memorials to bears and whales suggest, capitalism doesn’t diminish our need for ritual—it heightens it.
Amish books and Amish baseball. Amish are clearly having a moment... again.