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Articles with keyword "Religion"


The Art of Mestizaje

A website and DVD examine the fusion of cultures in Latin American artwork.


The Art of Rice

From Java to Japan, the grain is not only a dietary staple but also a symbol of spirituality.


A Conversation with Vartan Gregorian

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


The Sage and the Self-Promoter

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


A Silken Path to Trade

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


Lord of the Dance

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


Tracing the Buddhist Path

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

Robert Louis Wilken


Impertinent Questions with Robert Louis Wilken

On the first thousand, tumultuous years of Christianity.


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


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.