Monthly Archives: August 2017

Satanic slip-ups

Here’s my August 26 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  I spent the week imagining life as a school teacher, as I pursued a project about efforts to increase the amount of religion-related lessons taught each year. Teachers are at risk of […]

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Finding faith in ‘America’s attic’

Here’s my August 19 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  August feels like it’s flying by, which is awesome (I have a visit home and an excellent professional conference coming up) and horrifying (I have a visit home and an excellent professional […]

Religious real estate

Here’s my August 12 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  I’ll forgo my usual ramblings to ask that you please send prayers toward Charlottesville, Virginia, today. Hundreds of faith leaders are there to counter the hate of rallying alt-right protestors, risking their […]

Why Christians worry

Here’s my July 29 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  The Trump administration announced its nomination for ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom this week, so I wrote about what the job really entails. If I had my way, I’d write explainers like […]

Harry Potter as a sacred text

Here’s my July 22 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  Anger is all the rage right now. Getting fired up is our new national past time, and it’s affecting people’s mental, physical and spiritual health. This was the thesis guiding my colleague, […]