Rituals soothe, excite, and unite people throughout the world. But how exactly do they work, and what makes them so meaningful?
The Olympic Games aren’t financially rational, but their value can be explained in other ways.
How does the 21st-century technology of big-screen TV square with the age-old human penchant for celebrations?
How can a political candidate as offensive and outrageous as Trump be so popular? Fifty-year-old insights into how religion works may hold the key.
Mother Nature doesn’t play fair when it comes to the preservation of archaeological remains.