The Love that Will Not Let You Go

The Love that Will Not Let You Go: Being Christian is Not What You Think is a crystalline distillation of Douglas Heidt’s thoughts about Christianity after nearly 50 years in pastoral ministry. [Read more…]

Lions: A Novel by Bonnie Nadzam

Bonnie Nadzam’s newly-released second novel, LIONS, is a ghost story–a ghost story about the spirit of a dying Colorado town called Lions, so named to stand in for disappointment with the wild invention and unreasonable hope by which it had been first imagined, then sought and spuriously claimed. [Read more…]

The Good Book of Human Nature

In their new book The Good Book of Human Nature, evolutionary anthropologist Carel van Schaik and historian Kai Michel defend the thesis that the Bible is the most important book in the history of humanity. [Read more…]

Can Christians Support the Death Penalty?

The answer to the question posed in the title of this post is no. A resounding, definitive, absolute no. [Read more…]

How LGBTQ People Can Revitalize Christianity

Elizabeth Edman is a queer priest. She is also a priestly queer. [Read more…]

The Sin of Certainty

If you’ve ever had doubts about your faith, if you’ve never had doubts your faith, or if you’ve always had doubts about your faith — and that should include pretty much every Christian ever — then The Sin of Certainty was written for you. [Read more…]

The Jihad of Jesus

What if, instead of representing violence, hate, war, and death, jihad was understood as a nonviolent struggle for peace, justice, understanding, and love? [Read more…]

Review: Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious

A review of David Dark’s new book “Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious.” [Read more…]