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The Tragic Sense of Historical Illiteracy
What we believe to be the motives of our conduct are usually...
Latino/a Rehab Ministry embroiled in controversy
Did some digging about the controversial decision made by New Hope Ministries...
What I Learned From Appearing on CSPAN--(hint) you're...
Over the holidays, CSPAN ran presentations from the Center for Presidential Studies...
How to Keep Latinos/as in Church?
Aside from the cottage industry of Christian publishers who crank out lots...
Merry Christmas! (Culture) War is Over If You...
Every year around Christmas I make my plea for folks from all...
The Obsession with What Latinos Will Do This...
This semester is brutal, but not so brutal, that I will be...
A Latino Moment
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Nothing New Under The (Pew) Sun
A Few (Not So New) Things About the Pew Study: (and its...
Hunting For Heresy at Regent University...& Hobby Lobby...
About a month ago I gave a plenary address at Regent. The...
Hunting Heresy at Regent University
A few weeks ago, I attended the Renewal Across Americas conference at...
The Death of the Religious Right?
Back after a long holiday break.... Beginning a several-part series on why...
Libros Libros Libros
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Nostalgia is the enemy of history--except when it's...
There are those rare moments of confluence--when history, nostalgia and a child's...
Happy Thanksgiving! (Culture War) Is Over If You...
Every major holiday I make a special plea--hoping to convince a few...
35 And Counting - Latino/ Pentecostalism's Stunning Silence...
Daniel Diaz, a 33 year-old youth pastor was killed a few days...
Happy Dia De Los Muertos!
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The Secret Masonic History of --Nothing Really
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Pope Francis--Is Sick and Tired of the Culture...
This is the time when with the start of a new semester,...
Outliers: Interviews w/ Progressive Pentecostals
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End of the Summer Musings
Been doing lots of posts on culture and music—because sometimes you just...
(Culture War) is Over-If You Want it...Please
We interrupt our trip through the Pentecostal subcultures for this post about...
"Saving" Guatemala, Rios Montt & the Silence of...
Probably because I am naturally a cynic, I was not surprised by...
Corazón Sagrado meets El Espíritu Santo
On my way back from my one-year stint at Perkins School of...
Love In A Time of Paranoia: A DREAMER's...
I resist writing about immigration and the current debate over long-overdue reforms,...
For You My Mijos/as (sons/daughters)
For me, there is an inevitable place where my mind goes when...
Trends to look for in the New Year--Latino/a...
With presidential politics sure to drown out most political discussion by mid-year,...
Re-Thinking Sister Aimee Pt 2
A drive past Angelus Temple today is testament to the contemporary Foursquare...
Re-Thinking Sister Aimee McPherson
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Founder, Aimee Semple McPherson died...
Re-Scripting Pentecostal Saints: Curious Life of Mother Rosa...
This is one in another of my summer series on Pentecostal women,...
The (Un) Equally Yoked Marriage/Divorce of Rev. Maria...
Another installment of my look at Pentecostal women looks at a Church...
The Confessions of Joyce Meyer
The Confessions of Joyce Meyer So in order to finish this long...
Happy No. 5 Patheos
In the midst of grading, writing & prepping for more summer teaching,...
Happy Good Friday!
It is that time of the semester when I will be doing...
Sanctifying Music, Sex & Death: Remembering Marvin Gaye
April 2 1984, if I remember correctly, was a cool, crisp Spring...
Hunting Heresy at Regent University--Part II (Dress Codes)
When I finished my presentation on Dress Codes and Pentecostal Purity Culture in...
Snake-Handling, Vaccines & Science Denial
Yes, so social media was aglow and more than a little snarky...
The Seeker King by Gary Tillery--A Review
Gary Tillery’s The Seeker King: A Spiritual Biography of Elvis Presley, published...
Really who cares what John MacArthur thinks?
I don't normally enter white evangelical world dust-ups, there are really too...
Survey says: we're still Catholic, Democrats, and increasingly...
New research released last week tells us a couple of things about...
I'm not gonna write too much today--for many reasons 1) all the...
Remembering Elvis...and the Pentecostal War on Rock n...
This is the anniversary of The King's death. I've been to Graceland,...
Outliers: Musings from Millennial Evangelicals
Today's guest post is one of those posts that you find when...
Journeys Through Pentecostal Subcultures: Sacred Steel pt 1
Today we're continuing to look at Pentecostal music on our summer journey. ...
Journeys into the Pentecostal Subculture: Dress Codes Pt...
Continuing our trip through the Pentecostal subculture--particularly, the Oneness/Apostolic branches, many of...
Journeys Through Pentecostal Subcultures: Hairstyles
We're on vacation next week, this week, a brief curated view of...
The Curious Life and Death (?) of William...
One of the reasons Pentecostalism is both academically fascinating and personally invigorating...
A.A. Allen: "God's Man of Faith and Power"
One of the many obsessive habits that befall academics who live with...
Mark Driscoll, Will You Marry Me? Or Looking...
Given last week’s heavy and well-received post on Rios Montt and Guatemala...
The Changing Face of Latino/a Evangélicos
Welcoming a new voice in the study of Latino/a Religion--South Texas' own...
Pentecostalism's Long Road To Ruin?
I have not attended a Society for Pentecostal...
Happy Easter--Culture War Is Over-If You Want It
There is so much one can and normally does for a traditional...
Happy Easter-Culture War is Over If You Want...
There is so much one can and normally does for a traditional...
So, yeah I'm Waiting For A Latino Pope
Like most scholars involved in the study of Latino/a religion, I have...
Will (white) evangelicals veer left? Who cares?
There has been continued interest in the political behavior of evangelicals over...
Memories of San Antonio
Occasionally, I want to open this space up to fellow travelers/colleagues/friends/brethren--and in...
Watching Joel Osteen
As part of my farewell to Texas tour, I made a pilgrimage...
Welcome to the Occupation pt 2
I had lunch with my mentor last week. Vicki L. Ruiz is...
Welcome to the Occupation
Well that went fast! Conference season is over for me. I attend...
Be Here Now
Customary Top 10 lists--wishes for peace, resolutions, funny, sobering, irreverent, I admit...
Cenizas A Cenizas (Ashes to Ashes
Jesús wanted to be cremated and have his ashes mixed with some...
Hola y Bienvenidos!
By way of introduction, let me just say that aside from writing...
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