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Finding God in Haiti: Compassion and Justice

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

From the depths of despair I called out to God, God answered me with immense expansiveness. (Psalm 118:5) In teaching my 6th grade class this m...

WATCH: Woman Recounts Life After Death | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini claims she witnessed a glimpse of the afterlife after unexpectedly suffering an aneurysm at a gym.

Changing the Script with Jon Stewart

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Bank bonuses are merely a symptom of a deeper erosion of societal values and the new maxims that have overtaken us: Greed is Good and It's All About Me. Those values wreak havoc on economies, cultures, families, and our very souls.

Be-ism Or Theism: How To Have A Higher Power As A Buddhist In Recovery

Darren Littlejohn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darren Littlejohn

To God or not to God. That is the question. At least if you're trying to work a 12-Step program anyways. At the crux of any decision, from the most tr...

Rebecca Goldstein's Ontological Urge: the 36 Arguments

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christopher Lydon

Who knew that the God question is burning bright in our university neighborhood of brain scientists, mathematicians, computer geniuses, game theorists...

Judgment Day is Coming: Science Suggests Justice Is Inescapable

Robert Lanza, M.D. | Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Lanza, M.D.

Will kind people be rewarded for their good deeds? Will the wicked be punished? Yes, according to a new interpretation of recent experiments

Catholics Come Home -- And Reclaim Your Church!

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clay Farris Naff

The church that couldn't rub two dimes together to compensate victims of its pedophile priests suddenly has a media budget lavish enough to displace health reform ads?

Is Progress Possible? The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Celebrating MLK day without acknowledging religion is like admiring the exterior of the car without understanding the fuel and engine that makes it go.

You Say You Believe In God: What Are You Willing To Do About It?

Lorraine Roe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

Ask God to show him or herself by allowing the divine to perform acts of random kindness in your own life. Don't take someone else's word for it. Get proof.

God Is One Mind

William Horden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
William Horden

It is difficult for some of us to say "God thinks each of us into being" without feeling like we're falling back on childhood Sunday school stories.

"My Mouth Almighty": A Playlist For Pat Robertson and His Big Hateful Holy Rolling Mouth

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

There are human tragedies like the one in Haiti that can make you question your belief in God. Then there are holier than thou fools like Pat Robertson who can remind you that some of us have the Devil inside.

Oh My God?: "God", a Word for Children?

Lawrence Blair Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lawrence Blair Ph.D.

It is revealing that 'God' is one of the most extensively used expletives in the multiple languages of our world. It springs unbidden from our deepest hearts, when we're not 'thinking'.

7 Books We Lost to History That Would Have Changed the World | Jacopo della Quercia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The vast majority of the knowledge humans have assembled over the centuries, has been lost. The world's geniuses either kept their revelations to them...

God Tells Me Things

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

I guess if I had to sum up all that God has taught me in three points, it would be 1. Keep it real, and 2. People are jerks, so always fake them out.

Can Science Explain Religion?

The New York Review of Books | H. Allen Orr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

H. Allen Orr The New York Review of Books The Evolution of God by Robert Wright Little, Brown, 567 pp., $25.99 1. Robert Wright is not afr...

An Introduction to Kabbalah, Part 2: God Does Not Exist, God is Existence Itself

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jay Michaelson

At the deepest, most fundamental level, the true reality of our existence is One, Ein Sof, infinite, and thus the sense of separate self that we all have is not ultimately true.

Roll Around Heaven -- A True Accidental Spiritual Adventure

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Spirituality is a delectable path. There are as many variations on it as there are souls. Ms. Maxwell's is particularly juicy and more than a little hilarious. I could not put this book down.

Proof of God Never Stands Still

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Science has steadily eroded religion by saying, in essence, that there is no proof that satisfies experimental inquiry.

I Refuse to be your Enemy: Human Rights in the Holy Land

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

I have seen the future. It was last Friday, in the faces of thousands of people marching in the street in Tel Aviv-Jaffa, in the face of a little girl dancing on the shoulders of her father to music.

Oh My God: What Is God?

Rev. Frank Desiderio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rev. Frank Desiderio

I am convinced that built into our DNA is a moral law, and that law can best be described as love that goes out of itself to create. The same type that we can also call Divine Love.

Let Peace On Earth Begin With Me And You

Joann Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joann Davis

But in our spectator society, where it's easier to watch reality tv than live our own authentic and vibrant life, small, personal acts are sometimes overlooked and minimized.

Caught in the Act: Peter Rodger on God Almighty

Kathy Eldon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

As I continue my search to catch creative activists in the act of doing good, I checked in with filmmaker Peter Rodger to discuss his new documentary Oh My God.

A God By Any Other Name: Semantics in Malaysia

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

Christian Malaysians have the right to use "Allah" to describe their Christian God, because "Allah" simply means "God." In fact, Arab Christians have called their God "Allah" for centuries.

Christian Creationism And Intelligent Design Gain Foothold In Turkey

Washington Post | Marc Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With direct and indirect help from American foes of evolution, similarly-minded Turks have aggressively made the case that Charles Darwin's theory is ...

Can Science Rescue Religion?

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Clay Farris Naff

It seems unlikely to me that atheism will supplant religion. What to do, then? The answer, I believe, is to reform religion in the light of science.