A New Theory of the Universe
Biocentrism builds on quantum physics by putting life into the equation
by Robert Lanza
Can we begin to think about unexplained religious experiences in ways that acknowledge their existence?
by Robert Orsi
In Pursuit of Innocence
From the Spring 1953 issue of The Scholar
by Paul Sears
The Judge's Jokes
Shards of memory, for better or for worse, from my father the after-banquet speaker
by John Barth
The celebrated Austrian writer Peter Handke, who won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature, appeared at the funeral of Serbian dictator Slobodan Milosevic. Should we forgive him?
by Michael McDonald
The Cook's Son
The death of a young man, long ago in Africa, continues to raise questions with no answers
by Frank Huyler
One Day in the Life of Melvin Jules Bukiet
A Manhattan writer runs afoul of the local penal system and lives to tell the tale
by Melvin Jules Bukiet
Response to Our Winter Issue
Letter From …
The Mind at Work and Play
If Iraq is not another Vietnam, why do I find myself rereading Dispatches?
What did we know about joy, and when did we know it?
The Impulse to Exclude
Ralph Ellison wrote one great novel and then lived a life that is hard to admire
From the divinely inspired to the pathological, a history of auditory hallucination
An Epic in Flux
Gilgamesh, the world's first great literary work, is still being pieced together
Does the internal physiology of animals imply a harmony of structure and function?