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Global Care

Currently in the Public Square 


What Good Is Religion Anyway?

While most media delivers bad news, Patheos writers, those of faith and those without, have GOOD news—stories of compassion and service.

Raise the Horns

Thank the Gods We Don't Have a Bible

Every day I give thanks to the gods that my religion was not built on the whims of a bunch of dudes who lived 2000 years ago.

Just and Sinner

Five Things the Church Can Do to Change Culture

If we care about our neighbors, we should care about broader society. And the church can and should aid in the welfare of the society in which it exists.


Christians "Connecting with Muslims"

If you want warm and practical advice about how to communicate the gospel effectively to Muslims, you will find Fouad Masri's book very helpful.

Work Cited

Theology and Economics: Caught on Camera

These short, TED-style talks helped push the conversation beyond the personal, individual level of "faith and work" to the social and cultural dimension of work — economics.

Astrological Musings

The Astrology of Hillary Clinton, 2015 Edition

Hillary's birthchart has four planets in intense Scorpio, including her Sun, Chiron, Venus, and Mercury.

Faith on the Couch

Prayer Works: A Psychological Case for Public Prayer

Whether the person believes in Jesus Christ, Allah, the Bab, or the Flying Spaghetti Monster is irrelevant, because the act of prayer promotes pro-social behavior.

Godless in Dixie

Not Everyone Needs to Come Out of the Atheist Closet

Some secularists need to continue playing their cards close to the chest, as it were, because the costs for them coming out may indeed be too high.

Muslimah Media Watch

"Desert Dancer": Biography, Yes; Iranian Art, No

The film's motifs suggest that the only way to truly live is to eventually escape to the free West. It’s a tale as old as time.

Patheos Video Gallery

1Racism in America: What Do People Think? 2Addressing the rise of religious violence and the role that faith leaders have in working to a solution. 3FACTS ABOUT VIOLENCE IN AMERICA 4FACTS ABOUT FREE SPEECH AROUND THE WORLD 5Faith Communities and the Tradition of Civil Rights and Social Justice Activism