By Ann Neumann While Bergoglio's selection may have excited Argentina's 31 million Catholics, it's fair to say that it hasn't shifted the Vatican's center of gravity very much at all.
S. Brent Plate continues his Intersections series with an interview about the KKK with Kelly J. Baker.
By S. Brent Plate An audio interview with fellow Rachel Wagner about how she got from Blake to digital media and why.
David Metcalfe talks to R. Andrew Chestnut about his latest, Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, The Skeleton Saint; with an excerpt from the book.
An excerpt from a new book by Kevin Haworth, Famous Drownings in Literary History: Essays on 21st Century Jewishness.
Gale Kenny reviews Andrew Preston's new book, "Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy," a narrative history of foreign policy and piety in America.
By Ed Simon A review of Afterlives of Saints, in which author Colin Dickey examines that borderland where saints and sinners alone exist, oftentimes within the same person.
by Nora Connor His sociology is methodical, clear and convincing, but he’s bringing a slide-rule and a pocket protector to a gunfight.
What does it mean to pursue, inhabit, or lead a valuable, ethical life in a secular age? Are we living in a post-secular world? A review of two new essay collections.
An excerpt from Afterlives of the Saints: Stories from the Ends of Faith (Unbridled Books, 228 pp.) by Colin Dickey. Much of the actual life of George is lost to history, if he was in fact a real person.
by Rachel Riederer It’s difficult for me to conceive of the memorization of scripture as even a mildly progressive act, let alone a radical one. But The Light in Her Eyes...sets out to prove that it is.