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Father Seán ÓLaoire, PhD

How Pentecost Came to Be Hijacked

There is not a serious bible scholar alive today who believes that the Exodus ever happened or that Moses ever existed.

Caryn Riswold

We Need To Dance at Each Other's Weddings

You can much more easily demonize a whole category of "other" when you don't know one of them in the flesh and soul of an authentic human life.

Kyle Roberts

7 Theology Books for Your Summer Reading

Summer is already well under way, but it's not too late to dive into some of the latest and greatest books in theology.

Ambaa Choate

What Does Om Really Mean?

You've seen it, you've heard it. People say Om in yoga class, or when making fun of bohemian hippie types. But what does Om really mean?

Hemant Mehta

Study Shows Religion May Be Contributing to Unprecedented Political Divide

People in the United States might be more politically divided than any other time in recent memory, but what's causing it?

Rebecca Florence Miller

Praying the Serenity Prayer in an Unjust World

I find myself thinking of this prayer again and again. The seeking of wisdom to know the difference between what I can change and what I cannot is necessary.

Ambaa Choate

That's Racist

The challenges facing Hindus in the U.S. are very different from those facing Hindus in India.

Rebecca Bratten Weiss

The Warrior Princess: An Ambiguous Archetype

With Wonder Woman as the hot film of the moment, it's inevitable that we should revisit several conversations: about the value of "girl power" as a feminist mantra; about women and militarism; about the hyper-sexualization of the female action hero.

G. Shane Morris

Stop Calling Charity 'Giving Back'

"Giving back" implies something more. It implies that successful and wealthy people owe society something for their success.

Jay Lane

The Healing Power of Pets

Our lovable and adorable pets accept us completely. There are no strings attached.

Jason Mankey

A Witch Cleaning House

How cleaning a witchy space is a bit different than cleaning the bathroom.

Ambaa Choate

Is Organic Milk Bad For Cows?

To be classified as "organic" milk, the cows cannot be given antibiotics--even when they are sick and really need it.

Mary Pezzulo

Eric Trump Offers an Excuse of Biblical Proportions

Of any charity in the world you could get caught skimming donations from, Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital has got to be the worst, from a PR standpoint.

John Piper

Ask Pastor John: How Do I Escape Regret Over Hurt I've Caused?

It would be a sign of callousness if we felt no measure of sorrow for the wrongs we've done and the hurts we've caused.

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.
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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