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July 14, 2014
So, what religions use mind-altering drugs?
MICHAEL-ANN’S QUESTION: While millions observed Easter Sunday or the Passover season April 20, some folks...
May 30, 2014
It’s strictly taboo: Lancaster paper kills article on a witch
How controversial could a witch be in 2014? Plenty, if you’re in Lancaster, Pa. --...
May 09, 2014
Why should the devil have all the best press?
Satan sells newspapers. Where would newspapers or television be without devil stories? Satanic ritual abuse,...
May 01, 2014
That ‘throuple’ rite: Who led them through their vows?
First, let me assure regular GetReligion readers that I am not writing this post out...
March 25, 2014
Baltimore Sun prints a plug for ‘meditation’ — one form of it
Long ago, I worked in for a newspaper that published a large, large feature story...
March 24, 2014
Why did some ancient religions fall and others rise?
MADDIE ASKS: What caused ancient religions to become less prevalent? THE RELIGION GUY ANSWERS: Our...
March 17, 2014
Seeking “Help!” on five venerable world religions
JAEDE ASKS: I need to know the founder, area of the world it’s in, what...
March 14, 2014
Funny, that rainy day is here — complete with dance steps
Honestly, I thought I was reading some stray chapter from the New Agey Celestine Prophecy...
February 11, 2014
Muslim vs. Christian in the Central African Republic?
The pictures and reports out of Central African Republic are grim. The country is in...
January 28, 2014
Why steal the blood of the Blessed Pope John Paul II?
So let's talk about the theft of that relic containing the blood of the Blessed...
January 01, 2014
Happy (religious) New Year, all year long, age after age
THE GUY EXPLAINS: Lacking a specific question from a reader, The Guy takes on his...
November 24, 2013
NYTimes: Mouseketeer-turned-Pagan-turned-Christian trip
One of the staples of evangelical Christianity -- at least so far as I can...
November 23, 2013
For BBC, Doctor Who faith is real, but never really Christmas
“Go forward in all your beliefs and prove to me that I am not mistaken...
November 19, 2013
Oh, those pagan Irish Anglicans?
Was it a case of good manners? Did the editors at The Irish Times print...
September 04, 2013
Hey AP: Where is religious left on religious liberty issues?
A long, long time ago, 1998 to be precise, I wrote a column marking the...
July 30, 2013
Concerning theological Swiss Army knives (think chaplains)
In the world of church-state studies, few puzzles are as tough to crack as those...
July 05, 2013
Why atheists who pray should still be called atheists
What do you call someone who reads the Bible, attends church, prays daily, and believes...
June 30, 2013
Valid apologetics or another case of Anglican syncretism?
Sometimes it seems that the Church of England just can't catch a break. Now, trust...
February 08, 2013
Covering opposition to syncretism in a syncretized world
There is nothing more fun about being a confessional Lutheran than explaining our position on...
October 31, 2012
Halloween: trick or treat for Christians?
In yet another case of liberal bias by GetReligion, tmatt screamed "Boooo!" the other day...
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