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Magical Ski Runs Under the Night Sky

Adventure<p>See these skiers tackle gorgeous snowy slopes after the sun sets.<p>It’s always invigorating to plow down a snowy run on a pair of skis, but there’s something extra magical about taking on the adventure after the sun goes down. Skiers who hit the slopes at night are often treated to …

What to do in the garden this week: re-pot your herbs

Helen Yemm's useful garden to-do list. This week: split and re-pot your herbs, and feed agapanthus.<p><b>A little support</b><p>Final chance to slot herbaceous plant supports into place in borders. They will become invisible as plants grow up through them.<p><b>Feed by fork</b><p>Give potted agapanthus a feed. Slow acting, …

What Comes After Religion: The Search for Meaning in Secular Life

“We need reminders to be good, places to reawaken awe, something to reawaken our kinder, less selfish impulses…”<p>In their series of animated essays, The School of Life have contemplated what great books do for the soul, how to merge money and meaning, and what philosophy is for. Now comes a …

Atheism must be about more than not believing in God

Atheism is seen as being destitute of meaning, value, purpose; unfertile ground for growing the feelings of belonging needed to overcome the alienation that dogs modern life.<p>In more extreme critiques, atheism is considered to be another name for nihilism; a fundamental negation of existence, a …

Pope declares Sept. 1 ‘World Day of Prayer’ for environment

VATICAN — The Vatican on Monday (Aug. 10) announced a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the latest move by Pope Francis to push environmental issues up the global agenda.<p>The prayer day will be celebrated annually on Sept. 1, in line with the Orthodox Church’s day for the protection of …

American Religion: Complicated, Not Dead

A new survey suggests that more people of all ages are choosing their own beliefs.<p>Every American has a religion story. There are those who were raised devout, only to lapse toward lazy Sundays and sporadic church attendance later in life; those who found a different God in adulthood, perhaps after …

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