Psychoanalyst Michael Maccoby
"Narcissists can be inspiring. Whether they are creative or destructive depends on their philosophy."
Social life in the megachurch
The rise of megachurches has created a larger public role for some churches—even as it has signaled the loosening hold of organized religion.
The divine in the human
In John's prologue, the Word speaks our language while also summoning to a new creation. The incarnate Word is the God of creative address.
Uneasy holiness in the Sinai desert
People assume that silence and peace can be simply harnessed together, silence as Xanax for the soul. But that's not how deserts work.
A critical look at ‘death with dignity’
Brittany Maynard's story is compelling—but not typical. Basing policy on cases like hers can be dangerous to the people the policy affects.
The Century's work relies primarily on subscriptions and donations. Thank you for supporting nonprofit journalism.
Support us by buying books: