Posts tagged "Brad Tytel"

Changeallujah: The Reluctant Religion of Reverend Billy

By Brad Tytel St. Mark’s is an Episcopal church; an impressive edifice of rough gray stone perched behind a black iron fence on 10th Street and Second Avenue. Today a crowd of 200 fills the nave, looking less Episcopal than pure East Village. This is hardly Reverend Billy’s first St. Marks sermon, but it is...

Intelligent Design, World Religion Style

05 October 2005 By Brad Tytel Intelligent Design is big news right now, and the media has made much of this latest broadside in the raging culture war between “the scientists” and “the Christians.” So it’s a pleasure to read coverage that attempts to bring other spiritual perspectives to the table, such as last week’s New...

The Exorcism of Reese Witherspoon

By Brad Tytel There are two movies in theaters right now that deal with ridding oneself of unwanted spirits — last week’s The Exorcism of Emily Rose, and the newly opened Reese Witherspoon vehicle, Just Like Heaven. Reviews of Emily Rose don’t shy away from its obvious religious interests. It is, after all, the story...