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Heroes of 2014

Currently in the Public Square 

Dosho Port

Kaz Tanahashi’s “The Heart Sutra: A Comprehensive Guide to the Classic of Mahayana Buddhism”

I came to the book expecting a deep, varied, nuanced and unconventional book and that's just what this is.


Should Bible Movies Be Relegated to the Christian Ghetto?

Hollywood simply cannot make a big-budget Bible epic if all it does is aim for that niche audience.


Guide to the Lament Psalms

Glenn Pemberton's "Hurting with God: Learning to Lament with the Psalms" teaches us the importance of lament for Christian worship.

Muslimah Media Watch

A Potential Federal Burka Ban in Switzerland

The German-speaking newspaper SonntagsBlick recently cited a survey saying that 62 percent of the Swiss population would be in favor of a burqa ban.

Quest for Meaning from a UU Collective

The Ole Heave Ho Ho

Look at your "to do" list. What are you actually excited about doing on that list? That’s where your attention is going to go.

Voodoo Universe

Frankincense: The Myth, Magick, and Medicine

Frankincense has been in use as a sacred perfume for over 3700 years.

Paperback Theology

Seven Tips for Peaceful Family Holiday Get-Togethers

Even with all of the graceful goodness, we have to mentally prepare to be together over the holidays. Getting along as a family is not effortless.


Santa Claus and the Nature of the Gods

There is magic afoot here, something that changes consciousness and the world.

God and the Machine

A Muslim, an Evangelical, and Jesus Walk Into a Bar

What does the Quran say about Jesus? It might surprise you. Here are a few facts.

From Universal Studios and Legendary Pictures watch the trailer for "Unbroken"