A Web-only exchange with Robert Pollack on approaching the mysteries of other faiths.
Many around the world labeled the events of September 11 as "evil." President Bush in his recent State of the Union speech described "an axis of evil." But what does the word mean? It is a subject of enduring theological debate, even of scientific argument. It drives to the heart of the question: What does it mean to be human?
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A Banksy graffiti portrait on Essex Street in Chinatown of Boston reads: F̶O̶L̶L̶O̶W̶ ̶Y̶O̶U̶R̶ ̶D̶R̶E̶A̶M̶S̶ CANCELLED. (Photo by Chris Devers/Flickr)
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is a biologist and director of Columbia University's Center for the Study of Science and Religion