Posts tagged "religion writing"

And Then There Was One

Jesus is second only to Hitler in terms of units sold when it comes to moving newsweeklies, but that hasn’t stopped U.S. News and World Report from firing religion writer Jeff Sheler. That leaves Time‘s David Van Biema as the only religion specialist at the big three newsmagazines. Maybe that’s because the magazines figured out that their “specialists” spent too much time retreading...

Rant du Jour

Orion isn’t classified as a religion magazine, but it should be. Its mix of eco-notions and ideas, romanticization of the simple life, and assaults on the vulgarity of mass cult mark it as heir to The Dial, Ralph Waldo Emerson‘s journal of one of the major American faiths, transcendentalism. Then, as now, it is a spiritual practice...