While reviewing a new book for a religion journal, I recently came across a term unfamiliar to me: reflexive spirituality. Coined by the sociologist Wade Clark Roof, the term appears […]
Do you ever wonder about what might have been? What if I had taken that job? What if I had moved to that city or stayed in that city? What […]
For those of us investigating Christianity, let’s us keep in mind Jesus is not offering mere religion. He criticizes and deconstructs it, and offers an alternative radically different.
As a father, I listen to lots of music that, to put it nicely, is not my personal preference. Children’s music can be wonderful and full of joy, but after […]
As a little girl, I loved Strawberry Shortcake and My Little Ponies. My daughter has, somehow, developed a similar love thanks to the ubiquitous marketing that puts such characters—or Disney […]
Questions were coming from the right and left, thoughtful, poignant questions. What about suffering? The infinitude of religions? The dates established by Josephus? I and the atheist next to me […]
When I was at school, students were tested for something called ‘aptitude.’ Google informs me that aptitude tests are ‘structured systematic ways of evaluating how people perform on tasks or […]