Is Mormonism Congruent with Christianity?

By Terryl Givens Mormonism’s status as a Christian faith, and its exact relationship to Christianity, continue to be subjects of long-standing dispute. As prominent scholar Sydney Ahlstrom remarked of Mormonism in his celebrated Religious History of the American People, “One cannot even be sure if the object of our consideration is a sect, a mystery [Read More…]

My Friends, the Saints: A Q&A with Elizabeth Ficocelli

“Once I began to read about the saints, I was greatly surprised to discover how real and human they were. They were not perfect people, and they were poignantly aware of that. But each one of the saints had a deep desire to enter into an intimate relationship with God and purge themselves of their [Read More…]

How to Survive Life (and Death): A Q&A with Robert Kopecky

Now featured in the Patheos Book Club: How to Survive Life (And Death): A Guide for Happiness in This World and Beyond by Robert Kopecky. You claimed to have had three Near Death Experiences; were they different from each other? Kopecky: Yes, each was entirely different from the other, but all similar to other peoples’ NDE stories [Read More…]

What Our Hearts Know: A Q&A with Charles Eisenstein

“If my words fulfill their intention, which is to catalyze a next step, big or small, into the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible, my very ordinariness becomes highly significant. It shows how close we all are, all of us ordinary humans, to a profound transformation of consciousness and being. If I, an [Read More…]

A Q&A with N. T. Wright, author of Paul and the Faithfulness of God

This month in the Patheos Book Club, we’re reading renowned New Testament scholar N. T. Wright’s “magnum opus,” Paul and the Faithfulness of God. Wright answered some questions for us about his passion for Paul, and the scope and hope of this epic project. It is truly not an exaggeration to say Paul and the Faithfulness of [Read More…]

How Jesus Flipped My World Upside Down: A Q&A with Chad Norris

The more I prayed, the more I saw people getting healed. Novel concept. I prayed and still pray with tiny faith and huge revelation of His love for us. [Read more…]

Signs, Wonders, and … a Baptist Preacher?

“Signs, Wonders and a Baptist Preacher” is an attempt to show that brokenness and conservative theology is not a roadblock to seeing the supernatural become quite actually natural. [Read more…]