The Last Twentieth Century Book Club, is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
The first of an ongoing monthly column, The Last Twentieth Century Book Club, is an exploration of religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
By Don Jolly The Bridge Beyond the Bridge: Mark Rathbun’s Search for the Future of Scientology
In Lovecraft’s most popular stories, the religious element is often shallow. However, “religion,” as a category was, for Lovecraft, a constant source of speculation and concern.
Hussein Rashid interviewed Scott Korb about his new book, Light without Fire. We've got the audio.
NRA v. Planned Parenthood; the sex we deserve, Persecution Complexes; atheist giving; corporate personhood, corporate conscience; Pareidolia; faith healing!
David F. Evans reviews Emily Raboteau's latest book, "Searching for Zion: The Quest for Home in the African Diaspora."
"The Bible" squashed the central achievement of biblical storytelling: meaningful omissions and lacunae, “story” as the seed of excited, growing interpretations.
As earlier memorials to bears and whales suggest, capitalism doesn’t diminish our need for ritual—it heightens it.
As President Obama makes his first visit to Israel today, Kiera Feldman examines Americans in the settlements... and their kitsch.
By Abby Ohlheiser With the conclave starting tomorrow, SNAP warns that a new pope can't magically fix the Catholic Church's ongoing sex abuse crisis.