Out of the abyss

Kaing Guek Eav was an educated man and, according to his students, a fine math teacher with a keen mind. He grew up poor in a rural Cambodian village and had a reputation for bookishness. He trained to be a teacher. College friends remember him taking up collections to help poor students with their ... Continue reading

Designer faith

Thou shalt keep thy religion to thyself! —Comedian George Carlin's eleventh commandment The young man sitting beside me on the train was heading back to college after Thanksgiving. Noticing the book I was reading (Modern Physics and Ancient Faith by Stephen Barr), our conversation turned to the ... Continue reading