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Crisis

The Theory Crisis in Psychology by Rolf Reber. Psychology answers the wrong questions instead of asking the right ones. More at PT.

Cobb

CJ reviews Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty by Charles Leerhsen. Related: You can read an excerpt here.

Extinction

Human Extinction Isn’t That Unlikely by Robinson Meyer. “A typical person is more than five times as likely to die in an extinction event as in a car crash,” says a new report. More.

Cruz

The Problem with Ted Cruz by Charles Hurt. It is true that Clinton’s cackles are like claws on a chalkboard for even many Democrats. But that visceral, revolting antipathy is nothing compared to people’s reaction to Cruz. More.

Gap

The Divorce Gap by Darlena Cunha. There’s a common perception that women siphon off the wealth of their exes and go on to live in comfort. It’s wrong. More.

Barbarians

Are There Barbarians at the Gates of Science? by Robbert Dijkgraaf. The increasingly complex border between science and society is changing both. More.

Matters

Why Spinoza Still Matters by Steven Nadler. At a time of religious zealotry, Spinoza’s fearless defense of intellectual freedom is more timely than ever. More.

Humanities

Bradley Watson reviews Why We Need the Humanities: Life Science, Law and the Common Good by Donald Drakeman.

Decline

3 Reasons Why America Is Starting to Lose God by Andy Tix. The rise of self, negative attitudes, and a decline in awe may be responsible. More.

Saving

Saving Originalism from the Originalists by Stephen Smith. The time has come, I contend, to save originalism from the originalists. This will require reconceptualizing it from a mere principle of self-restraint for originalist judges into a more robust doctrine which […]

Truth

The Battle for Truth over Saudi Arabia’s Ties to 9/11 by Andrew Bacevich. Of the 19 hijackers who carried out the Sept. 11 attacks, 15 were citizens of Saudi Arabia. What does that fact signify? According to senior U.S. officials, […]

Snoopy

The Spirituality of Snoopy by Jonathan Merritt. How the faith of Charles Schulz, creator of the Peanuts comic strip, shaped his work. More.

Choose

How Will Young People Choose Their Religion? by Emma Green. In the United States, fewer young Americans identify as religious or attend regular services than members of any other living generation. People in their 20s and early 30s account for […]

Eldredge

The Book That Revolutionized ‘Christian Manhood’: 15 Years After ‘Wild at Heart’ by Jonathan Merritt. In 2000, a Christian counselor named John Eldredge left Focus on the Family to launch an independent ministry with a mission to, among other things, […]

Assault

The Jewish Story Is Under Assault by Yossi Klein Halevi. Who are the Jews? A religion? A people? The question has taken on a special urgency in our time. At the heart of the anti-Zionist assault is the notion that […]

Securing

Adam Carrington reviews Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People by Randy E. Barnett.

Less?

Should America Do Less? by Aaron David Miller. Hillary Clinton subscribes to the “get caught trying” school of foreign policy. But action isn’t necessarily better than inaction in world affairs. More.

Fusion

The Fusion of Civilizations by Kishore Mahbubani and Lawrence H. Summers. The mood of much of the world is grim these days. Turmoil in the Middle East, causing hundreds of thousands of deaths and millions of refugees; random terrorist attacks […]

Anarchy

The Post-Imperial Moment by . We are entering an age of what I call comparative anarchy, that is, a much higher level of anarchy compared to that of the Cold War and post–Cold War periods. More.

None

The World’s Newest Major Religion: No Religion by Gabe Bullard. As secularism grows, atheists and agnostics are trying to expand and diversify their ranks. More.