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Immigration, Refugees, and Faith Traditions

Currently in the Public Square 

Coming Soon: The Magnificent Seven

Click here to watch an exclusive sneak peek!

In this new movie from MGM, Jack Horne lives out the tensions that plague us all—the battles between forgiveness and revenge, peace and violence, and devotion and neglect.


10 Meaningful Ways to Start Your Kid's School Day

Here are some simple things you can say to your busy family as everyone leaves for the day, or as they bail out in the car line.

Unfundamentalist Parenting

A Classical Curriculum on Race, Racism, and Slavery in the U.S.

Here is a curriculum using the classical, Great Books method to create dialogue between classical authors, American history, and people of color.

American Buddhist Perspectives

Japan's "Most Handsome Monk Contest" Has a Female Winner

The contest was a way of spreading the word of Buddhism to as many people as possible and making it more accessible in their daily lives.

Uncommon God, Common Good

Wounded People Wound Others, Except for Wounded Healers

Here are some things to consider that may help Christians as they discern how to deal with the threat of persecution.

Election Reflections

Race, Religion, and the Trouble with Modern Identity

The problem at the deepest level is not the police or the scare tactics of self-serving politicians. The problem is us.

Carl Gregg

Modern Uncertainty: "Meeting the Universe Half Way"

Despite all we know, we are also increasingly aware of all the known unknowns, much of which is related to our finite human capacities of perception.

Monkey Mind

"After Buddhism": Secular, Liberal, Modernist, Naturalist

Stephen Batchelor unfolds a powerful and compelling story of what he believes is an original Buddhism.

New Wineskins

5 Reasons You Might Want to Kill VBS In Your Church

Another summer is over, but think carefully about your 2017 summer calendar. We transitioned away from VBS a few years ago, and we haven't looked back.

The Welcome Table

The Danger of Standing Ovations

No one is more hungry for applause than someone who questions their fundamental worth.

Jackson Wu

The Yin and Yang of Contextualization

People get so afraid of cultural syncretism (wherein culture usurps the Bible) that they overlook a more subtle problem—theological syncretism.


As a Muslim American Mom, Fighting for My Country, My Children

I will be forced to plan for our departure if the Republican nominee gets into office this November.

Paths Through the Forest

You Can Be Pagan or You Can Be Atheist, But Not Both, or So I'm Told

Pagan is a label that simply has claimed me. I'm done trying to push away from it and have accepted it.

Capitol & Cathedral

Trump Campaign Hires Religious Outreach Director

So what does Pam Pryor bring to the Trump campaign?

Roger E. Olson

Does God Love Everyone?

Jerry Walls' new book is a very brief, concise, and succinct explanation of why five-point Calvinism is wrong.

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The Street Librarian
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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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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.