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Articles with keyword "Religion"

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A Conversation with Vartan Gregorian

The president of Carnegie Corporation speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the delights of learning.

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The Sage and the Self-Promoter

Emerson's oratory ignites the imagination of the young journalist Walt Whitman.

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A Silken Path to Trade

Six thousand years of art goes on display at the new Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

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Lord of the Dance

Bronze sculptures of Hindu deities transform religious worship in southern India.

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Tracing the Buddhist Path

Translations of the earliest writings have scholars rethinking the religion's canon.

Robert Louis Wilken

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Impertinent Questions with Robert Louis Wilken

On the first thousand, tumultuous years of Christianity.

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East and West at Arm’s Length

Middle East scholar Bernard Lewis reflects with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole on relations between Islamic and Christian societies.

Essay winner Elise Liu

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Building the Bill of Rights

Federalists and and anti-federalists put aside their differences and agree on the First Amendment in this first-place entry in the 2006 Idea of America Essay Contest.

Movie star Lauren Bacall

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Hebrew National

Not just Torah and gefilte fish: A new film shows the complexity of life as a Jewish American.

Depiction of Islamic scholar Averroës

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The Islamic Scholar Who Gave Us Modern Philosophy

Averroës' writings on Aristotle shaped Western philosophy as we know it.