Are You Inconsistent? 10 Questions to Ask

Potential hypocrisy notwithstanding, here are my 10 questions for the week: No. 1. Why is it that so many political and religious ideologues describe those on the other side of the aisle as “extremist, virulent, heretical and divisive,” while the...

What’s So Funny? These 10 Bible Passages Are

Certain biblical passages make me laugh every time I read or hear them. Most of them, I realize, weren’t preserved for my 21st-century sense of humor. Nevertheless, personality and culture mix with the ancient text to yield, for me, profound hilarity in some...