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GENIUS: The Man Behind the Mind

National Geographic's GENIUS takes Einstein's story beyond the halls of academia. How did faith factor in his remarkable life? That's what Patheos writers are here to explore, along with the relationship between faith and science in this exclusive symposium. Read more.

John Beckett

The 3 Forms of Immorality

To be human is to live with the realization that we are alive but some day we will die. Will we really cease to exist? Or will we live on, in one form or another?

Erin Wathen

Your Church Does Not Need Volunteers

The language of volunteerism is a pretty recent addition to the church lexicon. "Volunteer" is not quite the right word for what our people do at church.

Bob Robinson

The Mission of God Is Not Limited to Humanity, But Humanity Is the Key to It All

In our enthusiasm for the cosmic redemption, we must not forget that God's redemption of all things begins with his redemption of humanity.

Ilchi Lee

Expanding the Meaning of Earth Day: Celebrating Our Earth Human Identity

We are like the Titanic headed toward the iceberg. We know it's there, but we can't seem to change course. Is there any hope for us?

Tom Rapsas

The Fantastical Story of Dr. Seuss and Fate

Fate interceded and put the author's life on a different path. His world—and our world—were made all the better for it.

Daniel Scharpenberg

Are You a Bodhisattva?

The Bodhisattva is willing to be authentic, willing to get hurt and maintain a fully exposed heart.

Roger E. Olson

Is "Social Innovation" Sufficient?

Does it go far enough to address and solve the social problems boiling just beneath the surface of American society?

Pamala Oslie

Aura Color Personalities and Pets

Are those with certain aura colors drawn to specific types of pets?

Richard Ostling

Why Do Hindus Believe That Cows Are Sacred?

There's been riots and even a vigilante killing over cow issues during recent years. What is behind this belief?

David Scharpenberg

Maitri and Karuna

Bodhicitta, the mind of awakening, arises by paying attention to the interconnectedness of things.

Morgan Guyton

7 Ways Jesus Died For Our Sins

"Jesus died for our sins" actually has a much richer meaning than previously thought.

Sunil Daman

The Benefits of Meditation

Meditation is a powerful tool for spiritual growth and is essentially a process to take one beyond the limitations of body and mind.

Neil Carter

Maybe Fighting God Isn't the Point

People have been saying for centuries that religion was going to die away, but they've always been wrong. It always comes back in a new form that's better adapted to the new environment.

Nadiah Mohajir

Red Light Reflections: The Reality of Sexual Coercion

When I find myself at that same traffic light, I take a deep breath in and remember that I am not just physically in the driver's seat but I am also mentally and emotionally behind the wheel of my life.

Fr. Dwight Longenecker

Mary: You Complete Me

If Mary is the "crusher of all heresies," all we need to do is look at the results in our culture that has denied Mary.

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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.
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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
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