A Rabbi, Imam and a Christian Priest Have gathered together for an annual feast At the first of the year they're coming together To crack up some jo...
From An Opinionated Dictionary of Religion at uponreligion.com DEVIL. Noun. A felon on license from God to wreak havoc on Earth. The notion that u...
Thus far, algorithms have upended every sector of our society, beginning with transportation (how we tap to hail a "taxi"), consume media (get movie recommendations), love (dating website "matches"), finance (algorithmic traders), and, quite frankly, the list goes on.
An extremist group of white, presumably Christian men in Texas are training against a non-existent Islamic "uprising" by dipping their bullets in pig's blood and bacon grease to target Muslims. The fact that consumption of pork is forbidden in Islam is well-known.
When was the last time you did deep self-reflection? How much thought have you given to who you are and where you are going?
Keeping a pure thought life and remaining celibate until marriage can seem almost impossible, especially when we're surrounded in a sex-driven world full of temptations and messages urging us to toss our convictions to the wind.
A few weeks ago I wrote a piece called Jesus: the First Transgender Man. It was a satirical look at how fundamentali...
Perhaps no other passage of Scripture has contributed more to pious anxiety than what Paul wrote about the Eucharist in his first letter to the Corinthians, "For he who eats and drinks in an unworthy manner eats and drinks judgment upon himself..." (1 Cor. 11.29).
I was lucky enough to find a relationship with God at an early age. My family owned a church, so the majority of my adolescence was spent being hauled back and forth to every church service you can imagine.
Ever wonder why there are so many atheists out there? Because ... Christians. Someone recently said that Christians are the enemy's greatest weapon and all I could think of saying was "Amen!"
Arab media aren't facing up to their responsibility of not fanning the flames of hate speech and sedition, and should exert more effort to mitigate conflicts they help provoke.
From Cro-Magnon Woman: You always hear about Cro-Magnon Man, and I just want everyone to know there were women too amongst us Cromies. All of us Cro...
Sometimes we get our eyes off of what really should be the focus, don't we? We allow the enemy to distract us, to bombard us with chaos, steal our joy, and cause us to doubt what's going on behind the scenes.
If you want to try to make the argument that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are essentially the same, go ahead ... I guess. But just remember the faces of those you're going to have to convince.
Honestly, it was hard for me to read this book. Even as an avid reader, it was hard to stick with it; however, it wasn't hard for the reasons readers might assume. Some might jump to assume that it wasn't well-researched, or well-written, or both. Some might even assume that it wasn't catchy enough to compete with our social media saturated culture.
We are followers of Someone who is far from ordinary. May our ordinary season count the ways we can become better followers, better friends, and better citizens of this world and the next.