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Future of Faith in America: Progressive Christianity

Currently in the Public Square 

Pursued by Truth

Five Things Christians Shouldn't Say to Atheists

Some atheists think I am a less convincing former atheist because I was raised a Christian. This is an insulting way to approach other people's journeys.

Sermons from the Mound

Paganism and the Use of Magical Names

When a witch is in circle, and using a witch-name, it feels as though we have stepped into our magical persona or power.

World Religions

Understanding Iran

Why does the Iranian government continue to criticize the United States after signing the nuclear accord that would unfreeze their assets?


How Replacing "Faith" with "Probability" Fixes a Religious Glitch

As long as we're talking about probabilities, you have a rationale for rejecting that claim.

Under the Ancient Oaks

Religious Diversity, Hospitality, and a Muslim Cemetery in Texas

In Farmersville, Texas, a group of local Muslims is trying to establish a cemetery to serve their growing community.

Good Letters

The Horseshoe Crab's Evolutionary Success

Some creationists see the horseshoe crab as a poster child for complex design. They overlook God's pronouncement that creation was good, not perfect.

Cosmos the in Lost

The Anti-Abortion Supermajority: "Beyond the Abortion Wars"

In this interview, ethicist Charles Camosy explains that the idea that pro-abortion opinions are mainstream couldn't be further from the truth.

Unfundamentalist Christians

Are Atheists Just Rebelling Against God?

Randal Rauser tackles the Christian disdain for atheism head-on, with a call for Christians "to repent of prejudices against atheists."

Roger E. Olson

Can God Change the Past? Some Musings About Time

How can God be omnipotent if he can't change the past?

Patheos Video Gallery

1America's political divide is growing. 2We asked people about the relevancy of marriage. 3Facts About Climate Change and Poverty 4On the Street: 2016 Presidential Election 5Racism in America: What Do People Think? 6The Rise of Religious Violence: the Role of Faith Leaders to Find a Solution