Building Patheos has been the great professional project of my last four years, and I’m a big believer in its purpose and in its future. But it’s pretty astonishing to consider how far we’ve come already — which points, I think, to the great need for a credible, high quality marketplace of religious ideas online. That marketplace, Patheos, now reaches all around the world.
Our partners at Avalon Consulting are experts at big data, and they put together a really interesting heat map showing internet reaction to the announcement of Pope Francis. Many thanks to them for sharing this with us: