The Cordial CatholicWhy Does the Catholic Church Have So Many Rules?
One of the most frequent objections to Catholicism that I hear is that it's a miserable religion made up of equally miserable rules.
Sick Pilgrim3 Things Keeping the Undead Alive
We enjoy the unabashed focus on the eerie, the ghostly, the supernatural; for many of us, they served as our gateway to Christianity and the Church.
KiwiMormonThe Spiritual Dilemma of the LDS Church's Overblown Wealth
The price to get on this acquisitive gravy train has been paid by the sacrifice of everyday church members over successive generations.
Spiritual Direction 1015 Ways to Detox Your Spirit from the Election
Feeling addicted to political news and commentary? You may need a spiritual detox from the ridiculous amount of information coming at you daily.
Dowsing for DivinityThe Colors of Paganism
Green is the color everyone immediately associates with Paganism, but there are symbolic meanings to many colors.
Essence of the OneBringing Reverence for God Into Every Action
What would life be like if we experienced every moment as an expression of God's love and an opportunity to taste the reality of the Divine?
Mission:WorkThe Inner and Outer Voices of Love: Henri Nouwen and His Friends
This book radiates Nouwen's simple love for God and his attempts–even when tormented by his own demons–to love God and to love his neighbor as himself.
Jonathan StormentThe Gospel According to "Stranger Things"
The phenomenal new Netflix show, Stranger Things, was, in some sense my religion, or as a Christian, I would say it was tapping into some fundamental truths about my religion.
Holy RoverThe Thriving Arab American Community of Dearborn, Michigan
To combat the growing national prejudice against Arab Americans, the Dearborn community built the Arab American National Museum.
Unfundamentalist Parenting9 Ways to Prepare Our Children for Suffering
In view of Piper's recommendations, here are better alternatives for navigating the vulnerable job of raising our children to face the inevitable.
AgoraIlluminati, Otherness, and the Grand Consummation
The Illuminati is an order concerned with propagating the universal wisdom required for the right ordering of human society.
American Buddhist Perspectives60 Years of the Indian Buddhist Revival
Ambedkar's commitment to a Buddhist revival in India is a response to thousands of years of caste discrimination against the 'low-caste' and 'untouchable' people.
Peculiar PeopleNot a Democracy, Not a Dictatorship: My Big Fat Mormon Family
Here are four related and ultimately optimistic thoughts about what the LDS Church is not (not a democracy, and not a dictatorship) and what it is.
Writing from the EdgeRadical New Folk Song Bringing Tragedy to a New Audience
"Children of Palestine" pulls no punches in presenting the Palestinian story from the Nakba to the Occupation and the wars against Gaza.