The Jain Śvētāmbara Terāpanth sect began as an ascetic discipline, but it has increasingly emphasized physical health over renunciation of the body.
Created through the power of the human mind, tulpas bear little resemblance to anything found in the Tibetan traditions in which they allegedly originated.
Even before the founding of Islam, Arabia was home to professional dream interpreters.
Can belief in the divine endure in an individual who possesses an openness to being wrong? How do doubt and faith co-exist among the religious?
In the Catholic tradition, Epiphany is the day the Three Kings first met Baby Jesus. But in Italy, it’s also the day La Befana shows up with a basket of gifts.
For more than a thousand years, people have used letters allegedly written by Christ as both doctrinal evidence and magical charms.
An interdisciplinary bibliography exploring the care of the dead and how our final choices are shaped by culture, religion, economics, technology, and war.
In the late thirteenth century, followers of the Italian abbess Clare of Montefalco dissected her heart in search of a crucifix.
How can we help students begin to make sense of the current and recurring violence in Israel and Gaza?
The first algorithmically generated music came to us in the seventeenth century, courtesy of Kircher and his Arca musarithmica.