Five Years at Patheos

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Patheos is celebrating its fifth anniversary today (Monday), which has seen an outbreak of nostalgia and warm feelings across the site — and especially from those of us who have been with it from the beginning. I had the great joy of joining the Patheos team well before the site went live in May of [Read More...]

If It Isn’t Costly, It’s Not Commitment – Tyler Wigg-Stevenson Interview, Part 2

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It was my pleasure this week to interview Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, whose book, The World is Not Ours to Save, is really rocking some boats.  Some of my most conservative friends, as well as some of my most progressive friends, have really enjoyed the book, so I was eager to talk with Tyler.  Patheos is also featuring [Read More...]

When Family Falls Apart – James Dobson on “Fatherless”

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Dr James Dobson has been one of the most recognized and influential evangelical Christian American leaders for over three decades. With a doctorate in child development from USC, he developed extremely popular parenting books and videos, and founded Focus on the Family in 1977. Through his organizational leadership, through his writings and radio broadcasts, and through his [Read More...]

Muslims as “Children for Whom Christ Died” – Interview with Nik Ripken, Part 2

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Recently I posted Part One of an interview with Nik Ripken, author of a provocative book called The Insanity of God. Nik — a remarkable character who follows his faith all over the world, into some of the most dangerous places to profess Christian faith — was interviewed by my friend Erik Campano, who poses [Read More...]

The Research on Religion Podcast

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Many thanks to Anthony Gill, producer of the Research on Religion podcast, for an enjoyable conversation.  I had seen Dr Gill interview various Patheos authors, including folks like Bradley Wright and Thomas Kidd.  I accept that, as someone who left academia, I don’t quite fit fully as a “media” person and yet I no longer [Read More...]


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