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The World of Religion According to Huston Smith
A scholar discusses Eastern religions, New Age spirituality, and LSD.
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The audit that will save your lights.
A possible remedy for liver disease.
Book and music reviews; critical essays on culture
Julia Child, Albert Einstein, and me.
Interview by Robert Thurman
The Tibetan spiritual leader talks with the renowned American Buddhist.
A Mother Jones Investigation:
Phony grassroots campaigns are one more reason to be careful of what you sign.
The biggest threat to the Catholic Church could be sexual desire in the priesthood.
A small revolt takes hold in the author’s New England hometown.
By Lynda Gorov
The high priestess of New Age is healing America one auditorium at a time.
By Gordy Slack
Seven scientists reconcile their belief in God (or lack thereof) with their work.
By Ann Monroe
The Good Book isn’t just a list of rules; it’s a rich conversation.
PLUS: lost in the (biblical) translation.
Profile by Ethan Watters
The anti-affirmative action crusader confronts the consequences of his own success.
Cover illustration by Nick Dewar
Photograph of Newt Gingrich by Gary Boas/AdMedia/Newscom