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Neanderthals and Homo Sapiens Co-existed in Europe for 10,000 Years

The idea that two different human species, Homo sapiens (us) and Neanderthals, co-existed in western Eurasia 50–40,000 years ago has long captured the imagination of academics and the public alike. By Rick Schulting It is not surprising that this period –...

Parthenon Marbles: A Loan to Greece is Not Repatriation

In the last months, we have been regularly reminded that secret talks have been taking place between the Greek government and the British Museum over the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. By Catharine Titi As soon the discussions became...

Three Lessons From Aristotle on Friendship

Human beings have always prized friendship. As the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote: “no one would choose to live without friends,” even if they could have all other good things instead. By Emily Katz While most love songs are inspired by...

Six Exciting Space Missions Set to Launch in 2024

It’s going to be a bumper time for space missions in 2024 – especially to the Moon, our nearest neighbour. And that’s following on from an already epic 2023. By Monica Grady I’m a laboratory scientist, so I always like to...

Who Wrote the Bible? Four Theories Examined

The Bible tells an overall story about the history of the world: creation, fall, redemption and God’s Last Judgement of the living and the dead. But who wrote the Bible? By Philip C. Almond The Old Testament (which dates to 300...

Five Things to Know About Mary, the Mother of Jesus

Mary, the mother of Jesus, is unquestionably the senior saint within the Christian tradition. Yet we know remarkably little about her. In the New Testament, there is nothing about her birth, death, appearance or age. By Philip C. Almond Outside of...

Why It Feels Like Christmas Comes Around More Quickly Each Year

Christmas is coming around faster the older we get. A survey of 918 adults in the UK found 77 percent of respondents agreed Christmas seems to arrive more quickly with each passing year, but why is this? By Ruth Ogden Think...

Earthrise, the True Origins of the Photo of the Century

The impact of Apollo 8’s “Earthrise” photo, the view of the Earth from the Moon, now seems even greater than that of the first landing of Apollo 11, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin explored the lunar surface for...

What Witches From Ancient Greece Tell Us About Modern Witchcraft

From ancient Greece through Puritan New England, witches functioned as easy targets for cultural anxieties about gender, power, and mortality. By Joel Christensen Living on the North Shore in Boston in the fall brings the gorgeous turning of the leaves and...

Modern Stoics on TikTok Distort Ancient Greek, Roman Philosophers

Modern stoics on TikTok diverge quite a bit from what the ancient philosophers of Stoicism espoused. Their ideas around happiness and productivity are not the same as modern influencers think they are. By Matthew Duncombe I don’t know about you, but...