In the News: The Crusades, Anti-Vaxxers, Chocolate Gods, and more!

In the News: The Crusades, Anti-Vaxxers, Chocolate Gods, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Seeking a Whole Life: Muhammad Asad’s  Critique of the Secular Self

Seeking a Whole Life: Muhammad Asad’s Critique of the Secular Self

Suzanne Schneider asks new and important questions about the life and work of Muhammad Asad.
The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Helps for the Scrupulous

The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Helps for the Scrupulous

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
Catholicism and The Colbert Report: An Interview with the Colbert Chaplain

Catholicism and The Colbert Report: An Interview with the Colbert Chaplain

Becky Garrison interviews The Colbert Report's Chaplain, James Martin, SJ.
In the News: Paris, Witches, the CNN Apocalypse, and more!

In the News: Paris, Witches, the CNN Apocalypse, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
The New Liturgy: Devotional Poetry of the Past & Present

The New Liturgy: Devotional Poetry of the Past & Present

Ed Simon reviews Before the Door of God: An Anthology of Devotional Poetry  edited by Jay Hopler and Kimberly Johnson.
The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Religion in H.P. Lovecraft

The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Religion in H.P. Lovecraft

Repost: Don Jolly on religion in the work of H.P. Lovecraft.
The Patient Body: End-Of-Life Books, 2014

The Patient Body: End-Of-Life Books, 2014

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
The Reformation Will Be Televised: On ISIS,  Religious Authority and the Allure of Textual Simplicity

The Reformation Will Be Televised: On ISIS, Religious Authority and the Allure of Textual Simplicity

The religious fundamentalism of ISIS is not evidence that Islam needs a Reformation, but that one has already occurred by Suzanne Schneider.
In the News: #blacklivesmatter, #Illridewithyou, TL;DR Bible Stories, and more!

In the News: #blacklivesmatter, #Illridewithyou, TL;DR Bible Stories, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
How Christians Helped Create The Muslim Brotherhood

How Christians Helped Create The Muslim Brotherhood

Maurice Chammah reviews Beth Baron's book The Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Orson Welles’ The Life of Christ

The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Orson Welles’ The Life of Christ

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.