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Diana Butler Bass

On Gays, the Vatican and the Episcopal Church

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 12.22.2014 | Religion
Rev. Susan Russell

In terms of God's justice, we may have moved too slow and too late but we kept moving. And it's taken us nearly 40 years. Forty years of steps forward and steps back. But we've kept on moving ... and after nearly 40 years in the wilderness I do believe we can see the Promised Land of full inclusion on the horizon.

Moving Beyond Tribal Religion

Ryan Thomas Neace | Posted 08.31.2014 | Religion
Ryan Thomas Neace

Several years ago it dawned on me that most all of my spiritual heroes are unabashedly ecumenical. If you read their writings, you'll find themes of radical inclusivity, radical compassion, and radical identification.

Social Justice for Us Today: Sojourners' Summit

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 08.24.2014 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Sojourners, a national Christian organization, is celebrating more than 40 years of faith in action for social justice.

Church Where The Sidewalk Ends

Mark Sandlin | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Mark Sandlin

It's time for those of us in the Christian Church to exercise our imagination and boldly step off of the sidewalk to a place of imagination and limitless possibilities, a place outside the well defined boxes we expect to find -- beyond the solid footing of the known and into the sometimes shifting sands of the unknown.

Why I Pray In Times Of Disaster

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 12.30.2012 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

The struggle for me during these times is how to not treat such times as some voyeuristic movie experience that can be paused or halted by powering down my device, but instead find a healthy way to participate in the healing and support.

A Conversation With Diana Butler Bass On 'Christianity After Religion'

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 05.28.2012 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Diana delves into the roots of the crisis that churches of all kinds are facing, causes ranging from 9/11 and religious violence to the abuse scandals in the Catholic Church.