Last Days in the Desert
Directed by Rodrigo García
Last Days in the Desert follows Jesus (Ewan McGregor) in an imagined chapter from his forty days of fasting and praying in the desert.
Morgan Freeman Tells "The Story of God"
Patheos on National Geographic's New Series
As Freeman explores topics such as death, the apocalypse, creation, and evil, we come along for the ride—evaluating some of the greatest mysteries of life.
Benjamin L. CoreyYou Can't Be Christian If You're Not Caring for the Poor
To Jesus, helping the poor isn't simply a nice thing to do—it's what often gets classified as a "heaven or hell issue."
Pagan TamaPagan, Shinto, and Spiritual Books: Recommendations and Reviews
It must be near Beltane—this month's reviews include not one but two books about the Green Man.
Andy GillA Lack of "Minority" Leaders Is Killing the Church
The nation's "multi racial" churches have seemingly not progressed, adapted, or changed in order to better accommodate their newly diversified congregations.
A Catholic ThinkerWhat Happens When Catholic Kids Help Catholic Kids
National Evangelization Teams now sends a dozen young adults in a van to dioceses in numerous states and countries for year-long service.
Warren ThrockmortonK-LOVE's Pledge Drive: The Money Behind the Music
After hearing a claim recently that K-LOVE's CEO Mike Novak's salary is over half a million dollars, I decided to do some exploration of K-LOVE's finances.
Kate O'Hare's Pax CulturatiThe Sermonizing at the Heart of "A Beautiful Planet"
Just as I was caught up in the wonder, came the sermon, and I felt the joy drain from my body.
Cosmos The In LostWatershed Vatican Conference Makes War on Just War
The problem is that the theory was supposed to deter war, but in practice it almost always has been used to justify war.
Bible and CultureOn the Bible and Homosexuality
The upcoming General Conference of the Methodist Church is facing big questions, like this one.
Chorus in the ChaosCutting Hair to Save Lives: "Barbershop, the Next Cut"
One solution to Chicago's (and America's) problem with violence is to address it through art. That's what these filmmakers are doing.
To Do JusticeShould Profit Be the Defining Factor of Our Economy?
The social well-being of our community should not be contingent upon profitability.
Greening the SpiritThe Power of Nature in the Pagan Journey
Our rituals help us to connect with nature, but ritual alone is not enough.
AltmuslimAdoption and Fostering Must Be Our Muslim Duty
Most Muslims sitting—and judging—on the sidelines miss out on perhaps one of the most charitable acts advocated by their faith: caring for orphans and neglected children.