Folmer writes Butler Bass's idea for a better form of “spiritual” religion is a reclamation project of sorts: to bring back “capacities of knowing that modernity ripped apart.
An excerpt from Scott Korb's fantastic new book Light Without Fire: The Making of America's First Muslim College.
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.