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A Glass Half Full or Half Empty: How Do We Engage the New Year?

Currently in the Public Square 

RISEN: A New Movie from Columbia Pictures

Directed by Kevin Reynolds

Starring Joseph Fiennes as Clavius, Tom Felton as Lucius, Peter Firth as Pontius Pilate, and Cliff Curtis as Yeshua, RISEN is the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer.

The Table Spread

President Obama and a Renewed Commitment to Religious Pluralism

President Obama's mosque visit was not a magic bullet to cure every problem or resolve every grievance.

Cosmos the in Lost

"The Name of God Is Mercy": The Power of a Broken Heart

In his new book, Pope Francis proposes a Church of shattered hearts.

Standing On My Head

Can a Catholic Vote for Bernie Sanders?

Could you vote for a candidate because you favor his stance on economics while you hold your nose over his position on family and life matters?

American Buddhist Perspective

The Tibetan Feminist Collective

In this interview, co-founder Tenzin Pelkyi explains how this group challenges patriarchal norms in culture/society (both in Tibet and in exile).

Muslimah Next Door

Appeals Trial Begins with Show of Support

The global support for Adnan Syed speaks volumes for the common human themes that bring people together.

Glory Seed

How to Short the Welfare State: Invest in Home Economics

I'm investing in small, local institutions. And at the center of my strategy is the household.

Faith on the Couch

Living the "Little Way" of Family Life

Our homes can become saint-making machines through the transforming power that exists behind even mundane tasks of family life.

Carl Gregg

Rewatching "Groundhog Day" as a Spiritual Practice

As Phil changes his piece of the puzzle, his actions have powerful effects. We can't change everything, but we can change that which is in our control.

Rational Doubt

"God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction": A Review

Dan Barker's newest book uses Old Testament texts to expose the full character of Yahweh.

Patheos Video Gallery

A Bridge to Better Health: the Work of Puentes de Salud in South Philadelphia
A Bridge to Better Health: the Work of Puentes de Salud in South Philadelphia
The ritual of tak bat—feeding Buddhist monks who are forbidden to feed themselves. More at 1 Minute Meal.
Faith communities are uniquely positioned to help military families and veterans.
1 Minute Meal: "Ganesha's Favorite Food"
We asked people what they thought about Pope Francis.
Europe is dealing with its worst humanitarian crisis since World War II.
5 Things You Didn't Know About Free Speech Around the World
We asked people about gender equality in today's society.