James Mumford is a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture and a visiting fellow at The McDonald Centre, Christ Church, Oxford. His latest book is Vexed: Ethics beyond Political Tribes.
How are we ethically to evaluate the practice of getting stoned?
The great curse of our generation is how political polarization is warping the way we think through our deepest moral dilemmas.
How do we more lastingly move beyond the impasses we have reached on a host of ethical issues at the heart of our highly politicized culture wars?
Ben-Hur is yet another movie made by Christians that fails to do justice to their faith.