The Story of God With Morgan Freeman
Patheos Writers Reflect on Season 2
Morgan Freeman and National Geographic continue their international journey to answer the big questions about God and the nature of religious experience. Patheos writers have come along for the ride.
HeartfeltMLK and the Pursuit of Social Justice
King's search for truth and justice were founded on a simple principle that many faith traditions share: that all men and women are created equal.
Jonathan StormentThe Myth of White Superiority
Without a creator who made people in His image, all that is left is power, force and a fight for land.
The Anxious BenchThe History of Interreligious Dialogue
When and where did "interreligious dialogue" begin?
Interfaith EncountersWhat Makes a Sacred Space Real?
For a space to be sacred it isn't just geography. It is God deciding to make God's presence felt.
A Little Bit of NothingThe Traditional Affirmation of All Cultures in Christ
Christian missionaries have long wrestled with the fact that those people they evangelize often have something to teach them as well.
Wake Up CallLet's Fight the Good Fight With Kindness
The easy thing to do right now is to focus on how different we are, to take another's well-intentioned beliefs and demonize them for it.
Science on ReligionSocial Media Is Toxic. Religious Studies Tells Us Why.
We've entered an era when the president can cause a major international incident by blurting a half-formed thought on Twitter. But you know what? He's not alone.
The White Hindu"The Story of God": Who Are the Chosen Ones?
Everyone has a duty to raise their souls to a higher place. Without that, the rest of life is meaningless.
Barbara Falconer NewhallLosing Huston Smith: A Spiritual Companion to Millions
Huston Smith didn't know it, but he's been my mentor for the past two decades.
HawkeyeWho Are the Pharisees and What Do They Love?
Virtue signaling is the most authentic form of pharisaism today.
My Journey of ConscienceWhen I Practice Not-Knowing Instead of Trying to Figure Everything Out
"Not knowing" is leaning into the next moment, wondering what I'm going to find.
Pagan TamaThe Year of the Red Fire Chicken
The respective color and element of 2017–red and fire–are associated with conflict, according to Chinese astrology.
Religion Q&AWhat Do Jews Believe About the Afterlife?
The Hebrew Bible makes no mention of an afterlife. When did this belief come to the Israelites, and why?
AtheologyIs Christianity Fundamentally Sexist?
What exactly is the background of Paul's claim that man "is the image and glory of God, but woman is the glory of man"?
Four FeministsWhat's Next for Feminism?
Feminists from four different world views look at the changed landscape ahead.