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Greg Garrett

Columnist

Creative Writing, Literary Criticism, Film and Theology

Greg Garrett is (according to BBC Radio) one of America's leading voices on religion and culture. He is the author or co-author of over twenty books of fiction, theology, cultural criticism, and spiritual autobiography. His most recent books are The Prodigal, written with the legendary Brennan Manning, Entertaining Judgment: The Afterlife in Popular Imagination, and My Church Is Not Dying: Episcopalians in the 21st Century. A contributor to Patheos since 2010, Greg also writes for the Huffington Post, Salon.com, OnFaith, The Tablet, Reform, and other web and print publications in the US and UK.

Faithful Citizenship

False Teacher? Or Just Stupid? A "Christian Heretic" Responds

What do you do when you and another fellow Christian really don't agree? Read More »

The Anglican Way: Spiritual and Communal

It's spiritually important to be reminded that we are part of something bigger than ourselves, especially in America, where we are prone to take our ball and go home when we don't like the way the game is going. Read More »

What Good Is Religion, Anyway? Why I Am Spiritual -- and -- Religious

I know why "spiritual but not religious" might seem to some people like a very good idea. But I also know this: religion saved me when spirituality could not. Read More »

Seeing the World with Resurrection Eyes

The resurrection story, however we understand it, whether or not we can explain it, should make a difference in our minds and hearts. It's supposed to; that's what resurrection does. Read More »

Not Your Father's Francis: Jon Sweeney's "When Saint Francis Saved the Church"

Unlike Christians of the past 500 years who focused on doctrine, Francis operated more like contemporary believers, who focus on correct practice. Read More »

God Made It, I See It, and That Settles It: A Review of "God and the Gay Christian"

"God and the Gay Christian" could convince anyone wrestling with a biblical reason to support gay marriage and full gay inclusion in churches -- and everyone who ought to be. Read More »

Recent Articles

False Teacher? Or Just Stupid? A "Christian Heretic" Responds

What do you do when you and another fellow Christian really don't agree? Read More »

The Anglican Way: Spiritual and Communal

It's spiritually important to be reminded that we are part of something bigger than ourselves, especially in America, where we are prone to take our ball and go home when we don't like the way the game is going. Read More »

What Good Is Religion, Anyway? Why I Am Spiritual -- and -- Religious

I know why "spiritual but not religious" might seem to some people like a very good idea. But I also know this: religion saved me when spirituality could not. Read More »

Seeing the World with Resurrection Eyes

The resurrection story, however we understand it, whether or not we can explain it, should make a difference in our minds and hearts. It's supposed to; that's what resurrection does. Read More »

Not Your Father's Francis: Jon Sweeney's "When Saint Francis Saved the Church"

Unlike Christians of the past 500 years who focused on doctrine, Francis operated more like contemporary believers, who focus on correct practice. Read More »

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