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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.


MLK 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 Storment

The 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 Bench

The History of Interreligious Dialogue

When and where did "interreligious dialogue" begin?

Interfaith Encounters

What 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 Nothing

The 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 Call

Let'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 Religion

Social 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 Newhall

Losing Huston Smith: A Spiritual Companion to Millions

Huston Smith didn't know it, but he's been my mentor for the past two decades.


Who Are the Pharisees and What Do They Love?

Virtue signaling is the most authentic form of pharisaism today.

My Journey of Conscience

When 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 Tama

The 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&A

What 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?


Is 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 Feminists

What's Next for Feminism?

Feminists from four different world views look at the changed landscape ahead.

Patheos Video Gallery

The End of White Christian America
The End of White Christian America
Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), challenges us to grasp the profound political and cultural consequences of a new reality—that America is no longer a majority white Christian nation.
The Street Librarian
Happily Hungry: Sick Kids Nutritious Food
Food Equality Initiative
The Food Equality Initiative's allergy-friendly food pantry in Kansas City makes sure everyone has a seat at the table.
Life After Life
Jason Hernandez fights for the freedom of other inmates sentenced to life behind bars.
Patheos Exclusive Clip: Last Days in the Desert
Do You Believe in Miracles? | Street Spirituality
A Bridge to Better Health: the Work of Puentes de Salud in South Philadelphia