Aleteia

Humanities

4 Courtroom dramas that are just as inspirational as ‘Marshall’

These films tell us that our system, as imperfect as it can be, does work..

Kazuo Ishiguro, author of ‘The Remains of the Day,’ receives the Nobel Literature prize

His eight novels have been translated into more than 40 languages.

“I don’t believe in ghosts, but I’m scared of them”

A book by Amalia Quevedo explores the world of ghosts.

Beyond sex-ed: Teaching the dignity of the human person in the classroom

Aleteia interviews Anna Halpine, the founder of the World Youth Alliance, about their latest classroom initiative.

The forgotten original colors of Ancient Greece

The sober solemnity of the statues we see in museums today has little to do with how they originally looked.

When St. Michael crushed a very Pope-ish looking devil

The face in the painting looked very familiar…

The World Digital Library is now available

Now ancient books, maps, and photos are just a click away

Listen to a 6000-year-old language … on Soundcloud

The “mother” of all Indo-European languages has been reconstructed and recorded, thanks to historical linguistics.

The benefits of taking notes by hand (and leaving the laptop for later)

Writing -- not typing -- requires careful listening and instant decision-making about what is relevant and what is not.