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The Art of Living in Modern India

The Art of Living in Modern India

Jake Halpern goes to India: It seems like a romantic and clichéd notion, but I was very earnestly itching to get the hell out of dodge and get a bit more spiritual.
Who's Hot, Who's Not, Fundamentalism Edition

Who’s Hot, Who’s Not, Fundamentalism Edition

By Jeff Sharlet Rick Warren's real conribution to American evangelicalism is the perfection of the humble-brag.
Sex Abuse Scandals and Ultra-Orthodox Jews: Is the Internet the Problem?

Sex Abuse Scandals and Ultra-Orthodox Jews: Is the Internet the Problem?

By Ayala Fader The digital age has caused a crisis of moral authority among ultra-Orthodox rabbinic leadership as they work to keep the secular world -- and sex abuse scandals -- at bay.
Daily Links: Conspiracy Edition

Daily Links: Conspiracy Edition

Nathan Schradle's Daily Links. Conspiracy, man. Can you dig it?
When Jesus Said "Love your Neighbor," He Probably Meant Don't Kill Them...

When Jesus Said “Love your Neighbor,” He Probably Meant Don’t Kill Them…

Not whistling past the Nazarene’s call to real, risky love of people facing unjust, arbitrary death.
Where was Religion at the RNC? In the Foreign Policy. No, Really.

Where was Religion at the RNC? In the Foreign Policy. No, Really.

The convention floor was the village of The Scarlet Letter, where the elect and aspirants must name their enemies, expelled into the wilderness, in order to preserve the core of their society.
Intersections of Religion and Media: Interviews II

Intersections of Religion and Media: Interviews II

In an ongoing series of print and audio interviews, S. Brent Plate talks to experts about the field of religion and media.
In Defense of the Coalition: Observing the RNC

In Defense of the Coalition: Observing the RNC

Our lady in Tampa, Abby Ohlheiser, reports back from the Faith and Freedom Coalition.
Old Lands, New Gospels: The Science of Happiness in Uganda

Old Lands, New Gospels: The Science of Happiness in Uganda

by Amy Levin: Ever since Madonna and Tom Cruise carried the banner for Kabbalah and Scientology, respectively, New Religious Movements began frequenting the proverbial red carpet in religion news coverage more than ever before.
Intersections of Religion and Media: Interviews

Intersections of Religion and Media: Interviews

Intersections of Religion and Media: S. Brent Plate interviews Jolyon Mitchell, Rianne Subijanto, Diane Winston, J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu, Benjamin Dorman and Stuart Hoover.
That's Why They Crucified Him:An Interview with James Cone

That’s Why They Crucified Him:
An Interview with James Cone

by Joe McKnight I am sitting alone in this living room with the father of black liberation theology. An interview with Union Theological Seminary professor James Cone.
34 Years to Find a Mormon Voice

34 Years to Find a Mormon Voice

By Amy Levin We hear about the black vote, we hear about the Mormon vote, but we seldom-to-never hear about the black Mormon vote (or black Mormons at all, for that matter).