|   Sep 22, 2017   |  

Why Americans Love Doomsday Prophecies

Today I have a piece in The Washington Post on the phenomenon of doomsday prophecies. Here’s an excerpt: Here we are again. News reports are abuzz with a “Christian numerologist” suggesting that Sept. 23, 2017, is the fixed date for the end of… Read More

  |   Sep 14, 2017   |  

Will a Happy Marriage Prevent an Affair?

Whenever one sees a marriage fall apart due to adultery, one of the first things one hears is, “And I thought they were so happy!” Often, we tend to assume that couples torn asunder by an affair must be secretly… Read More

  |   Jul 7, 2017   |  

How I Write

In this episode of Signposts, I talk about my approach to writing. From keeping track of ideas, to writing books and articles, this podcast offers you a look at the whole process. You can find the full transcript and links… Read More

  |   Jul 3, 2017   |  

Independence Day and the Empty Tomb

A few years ago, I stood at the grave of Thomas Jefferson, and wondered. I was in Charlottesville to speak at the university Mr. Jefferson founded, and made my way up to his homeplace, Monticello. Standing at his grave, I was… Read More