Wherever and whenever ghost stories materialise, they tend to tap into the things we fear most.
In medieval England using magic was a bit like drug use today: against the law and seen as immoral, but still widespread across society.
Margaret Atwood's handmaid has become a symbol of the subjugation of women. Anchorites were the medieval equivalent: women who were literally bricked up to keep them chaste.
God only started watching over us quite recently, according to a new study that analysed 414 societies from 30 world regions.
The story of the Waco siege is a story of how the media and the government can work in concert to shape a narrative and dehumanize victims.
President Trump claims that America is a nation based in faith. A scholar says, it's more complicated.