The intellectually disabled are a varied group of people whose cultural identity is ignored due to the limitation inherent to their condition. However, culture is an important feature of humanity.
Henri Nouwen's "Reaching Out" explores an open, spiritual relationship with God. Without undermining orthodoxy, a fresh perspective on knowing God is discussed with emphasis on experience.
Misogyny is caused by a combination of male sexual competitiveness and cultural dismissiveness of the mistreatment of females stemming from an early precedent of women as beings of lesser value.
Gun violence is a ubiquitous news topic. Shooting tragedies dominate the 24 hour news cycle as each new massacre gives rise to debates on personal liberty versus the social edict to regulate firearms.
This is a humorous look at how the teachings of Jesus run counter to many of the philosophies of American conservatism. Jesus' take on entitlement programs, taxes and war are compared to GOP policies.
Since 2008, articles have been consistently published which falsely declare the death of the beard. Fashion experts are collective scratching their heads as they see each year pass as hirsute as ever.
Research on autism is regularly published. Experts have been in agreement for years that the number of individuals with autism is problematic, but it seems that only outlandish reports are discussed.
The corset has reemerged as an element of feminine style. Are women cowing down to the patriarchy or breathing new life into an antiquated accessory?