By Rachel Wagner We have become incapable of sitting with tragedy and loss, and instantly seek to make order of it through media.
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.
From Patton Burchett's "Religions of India" class, 28 poems after Kabir, the celebrated 15-16th century devotional poet and social critic from northern India.
By Jeff Sharlet Rick Warren's real conribution to American evangelicalism is the perfection of the humble-brag.
William Hogeland on Herman Husband, the War of the Regulation and his new book, Founding Finance
Good reads pulled from The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Nation, The Paris Review, The Revealer and elsewhere.
David Metcalfe talks to R. Andrew Chestnut about his latest, Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, The Skeleton Saint; with an excerpt from the book.
By Natasja Sheriff From Tibet, Burma and India, the first of a weekly round-up of religion-related news from around the world.
An excerpt from a new book by Kevin Haworth, Famous Drownings in Literary History: Essays on 21st Century Jewishness.
By Ann Neumann In one-inch letters the headlines told us what we were seeing: SAVAGES.