Heaven’s Muscle: A Q&A with Author Bren Hughes

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“My mission is to encourage people to love in spite of their pain, to sense the closeness of God despite their doubts, and to glimpse their full potential in Christ. I do this by offering myself as a faithful conduit — a conduit of love flowing from the heart of God and of wisdom flowing [Read More...]

Atheist Awakening: A Q&A with Researchers Richard Cimino and Christopher Smith

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“By “awakening” we mean that atheists and even agnostics are becoming more public about their secularism and are more interested in what can be called collective identity—forming a larger community, creating new organizations, and engaging in activism on a number of issues, such as pressing for stricter church-state separation.” – Richard Cimino and Christopher Smith, authors, [Read More...]

The Afterlife of Billy Fingers: A Q&A with Author Annie Kagan

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“Remember, the light is always inside you. And every day, by remembering it, you feed it, and it will grow. When life is joyous, the light will be there. When there is hardship, the light will also be there.” – Annie Kagan, author, The Afterlife of Billy Fingers\ Now Featured at the Patheos Book Club: The Afterlife [Read More...]

Freedom and Resolve: A Q&A with Spiritual Teacher Gangaji

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“It is essential to surrender our ideas of who we are to discover the truth of who we are. It is essential to surrender to the unknown, radiant truth of incomprehensible being. Then we know somehow what we have always known though it has been unacknowledged until that moment.” – Gangaji, author of Freedom & [Read More...]

Teach Us To Want: A Review

If, as Madeleine L’Engle has written, a book “can be a star, ‘explosive material, capable of stirring up fresh life endlessly,’ a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe,” then Jen Pollock Michel’s first book—Teach Us To Want: Longing, Ambition & The Life of Faith—certainly makes the cut. Michel’s goal—to [Read More...]

On Praying with Beads: A Q&A with Author Kristen Vincent

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“In the early church Christians used pebbles and stones to help them “pray without ceasing.” That practice evolved into using knotted rope, and later, strings of beads, which is how the rosary came into being. That happened long before there were “Catholics” and “Protestants.” Had we lived back in the Middle Ages we would have [Read More...]

How Oneness Changes Everything: A Q&A with Author Ratanjit Sondhe

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“I realized that I was not the CEO, our values were our CEO. We made a list of our values and when we made a decision, we evaluated them against not my opinion but our values. As a result we made many decisions that I might not have made on my own and we had [Read More...]


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