Family and Relationships
Ken Ham Can’t Find Enough Creationist...
Control: The Greatest Temptation of...
Holiness and Pentecostal
Presbyterian and Reformed
see all religions
If A Woman Can't Be Ordained, She...
Matthew J. Korpman
Is Evangelicalism A Part Of Modernity?
Fox News Mainstreams the Fringe Again
C. R. Wiley
A Different Kind of Christian
Jesus Is Love
Pastors and Church Leaders
The Saints We Love
Who Is God?
Get newsletters and updates
get the latest from
Sign up for our newsletter
Get updates from Carl Gregg delivered straight to your inbox
Also, send me the More Voices Newsletter and special offers.
Also, send me the More Voices Newsletter.
Please also opt me in for Exclusive Offers from Patheos’s Partners
Privacy and Data Policy
About Carl Gregg
Select a Category
Best of the Year List
Church and State
Conscientious Objection to War
Emergent Church Movement
Gospel of Mark
Letters to the Editor
Paganism (Earth-centered Religions)
Requiescat In Pace
Seminary and Divinity School
Sermon Series Retrospective
The Book of J
The Wheel of the Year (Paganism)
Select a Month
June 15, 2018
Spooky Action at a Distance
Donald Hoffman is a professor of Cognitive Science at the University of California, Irvine. A...
June 08, 2018
”We Are Already Saved from Perfection”
The first time I remember reflecting on the meaning of utopia was when I was...
May 17, 2018
The Story Behind Little Women: Louisa May Alcott, Transcendentalism, & Unexpected Success
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) is best known as the author of the 1868 novel Little...
May 01, 2018
How Many Earths Would It Take For Everyone To Live Your Lifestyle?
The number of human beings on this planet has septupled (increased sevenfold) in a mere...
April 19, 2018
“We Must Save Ourselves from Our Low Ambitions”: Why Human Rights Are Inalienable, Not Inevitable
A few weeks ago, I blogged about Artificial Intelligence in the near future in a...
April 12, 2018
Why You Should Watch “Come Sunday” on Netflix
"What would you do if a bus filled with African-American Universalist Christians arrived at your...
April 04, 2018
How Did Christianity Grow from 20 people to 30 million in 370 years?
I recently finished the religion scholar Bart Ehrman’s latest book titled The Triumph of Christianity:...
March 29, 2018
Is Artificial Intelligence “Progress” or Programming Human Obsolesce?
Yesterday I posted on Is Your Job Predictable? Immigrants Aren’t Coming for Your Job, *Robots* Are....
March 28, 2018
Is Your Job Predictable? Immigrants Aren’t Coming for Your Job, *Robots* Are
There is a lot of xenophobic fearmongering these days about immigration. But as the saying...
February 16, 2018
“Live Your Life as a Work of Art”: The Spiritual Practice of Creativity
Dar Williams is one of my favorite singer-songwriters. And one of her many memorable songs...
January 31, 2018
“The Dharma of ‘The Princess Bride’”
This past year was the 30th anniversary of The Princess Bride. And although I have...
January 25, 2018
“The Price of Monotheism”
A few weeks ago, my wife and I heard a knock on our door around...
January 18, 2018
Dangerous Friendships, Golden Shadows, & the Legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In the theologically conservative church of my childhood, I was asked to believe some fairly...
January 11, 2018
Why “Freedom of Religion” Doesn’t Protect the Right to Discriminate in Public #Torda450
As the saying goes, one of the reasons we study our past is that, although...
January 04, 2018
What Do You Want To Say “Yes” & “No” to in this New Year?
Here we are again: at the beginning of another year. Over 365 days, our species...
December 30, 2017
Top 10 Best Books Read in 2017
The following are the top ten best books I’ve read since this time last year...
December 27, 2017
The 50th Anniversary of MLK’s “Christmas Sermon on Peace”
Fifty years ago, the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) invited The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,...
December 19, 2017
What Do Star Wars & Impeachment Have in Common? Or: Jediism, Invented Religions, & the Spirituality of the Force
Cass Sunstein is a Harvard Professor who also happens to be the most frequently-cited legal...
December 14, 2017
Contemplative-Curious: What Happens on an 8-Day Meditation Retreat?
Carrie Newcomer is a Quaker singer-songwriter. And there is a line from one of her...
November 29, 2017
“The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism”
Edward Baptist, a history professor at Cornell University, is the author of a powerful book...
November 21, 2017
“Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Navigating the Bioethics of the Near Future”
The best guide I have found recently for glimpsing into forthcoming bioethical challenges to come...
November 14, 2017
Where Does Creativity Come From? David Lynch, Twin Peaks, & Transcendental Meditation
Have you ever wondered where creativity comes from? And why do some people seems to...
November 07, 2017
Democracy was born in ancient Athens. 2,500 years ago, around the turn from the 5th...
October 31, 2017
Martin Luther & the Law of Unintended Consequences #Reformation500
Today, the celebration on most people’s minds is Halloween. Don’t get me wrong: I’m all for trick-or-treating!...
October 27, 2017
“You Say You Want a Revolution”: Insights for Today on the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution
This month marks both the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution in 1917 and the...
October 19, 2017
Immigrants Make America Great
“I remember standing in the hallways of that same CNN where Lou Dobbs worked, and...
October 12, 2017
Cynic or Fool? How to Not “Go Low” When We Can’t Agree on Facts
Michelle Obama famously called us to be our best selves as citizens: “When someone is...
October 04, 2017
Universalism, Then & Now: Insights from the Life of Orestes Brownson
Patrick Carey, a theology professor, who has written the best modern biography of Orestes Brownson...
September 28, 2017
When to Not Tolerate Intolerance? Insights from the Jewish Tradition on Yom Kippur
In the Jewish tradition, we are in the midst of the High Holy Days, also...
September 22, 2017
Islam in America
This post is a continuation of yesterday's theme of "American Muslims." Regarding the first line...
Related posts from
”We Are Already Saved from Perfection”
The Story Behind Little Women: Louisa May Alcott,...
How Many Earths Would It Take For Everyone...
"We Must Save Ourselves from Our Low Ambitions":...
Advertise With Us
Terms of Service
Write For Us
Follow Us on Facebook
Copyright 2008-2017, Patheos. All rights reserved.