Monthly Archives: May 2016

Atheist scholars

Here’s my May 28 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox every Saturday, sign-up here.  Hey everybody and happy belated birthday to me! I had a great week of work, which I spent finishing up an interesting project about how religion and social media interact and starting […]

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An archdiocese goes digital

Here’s my May 21 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox every Saturday, sign-up here. The faith beat welcomed me back from vacation with a wild Monday! The Supreme Court issued a surprise decision in Zubik v. Burwell, a collection of cases in which faith-based nonprofits challenged […]

The awkward ways we talk about faith

When Diane Moore mentions her career path — she’s an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and a religious scholar — it often derails conversations with new acquaintances. “My life is a strange reaction,” she said, noting that people seem to freeze up when faced with all the things they think they […]

Muslim mayors

Here’s my May 14 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox every Saturday, sign-up here.  I’m on vacation! Enjoy the links. FRESH OFF THE PRESS FROM ME London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobia Faith leaders struggle to address gun violence No hijabs allowed, […]

Rolex Christians

Here’s my May 6 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox every Saturday, sign-up here.  I was running low on energy this week, so I refueled with some quirky articles and news roundups. I was inspired by events like the National Day of Prayer and Holocaust Remembrance […]

Video: Remembering YDS

It’s been nearly two years since I graduated with a Master of Arts in Religion from Yale Divinity School. Check out this video on how grad school helped me launch my career on the faith beat.