KiwiMormonThe Temple Recommend and the Interview Guidelines
Words and phrases can be ascribed certain meanings which can become problematic. Here are a few such terms.
OikonomiaThe Church's Call to Steward God's Mission in the World
We have interpreted stewardship issues too narrowly, and it's time to rethink God's bigger mission.
TinselJames Gandolfini's Praiseworthy Final Bow
In The Drop, James Gandolfini plays the closest facsimile of his Tony Soprano character since that series ended in 2007.
Love, Joy, FeminismFrom Humiliation to Cooperation
Positive parenting and gentle discipline practices have enabled me to teach my children "to love well and live life" much more effectively and healthfully than anything corporal punishment ever did for me.
Faith ForwardThree Ways to Embrace the Sacred This Year
The invitation to first acknowledge and then Embrace The Sacred is—I’ve come to believe—still all around us, woven into the very fabric of Creation itself.
A Witch's AshramThe Coming Equinox
The Dark will begin to make Its presence felt and tides will shift. I'll raise a glass in thanks and my family will talk about gratitude.
Soapbox Redemption"Quantum Physics and Theology" Will Not Disappoint
In his new book, John Polkinghorne draws parallels between the nature of physical reality and the nature of divine reality.
The Allergic PaganRoots of the Deep Ecology Tree
John Muir discovered that direct experience of nature reveals the ecological interconnectedness of all things, a common Neo-Pagan theme.
Camels with HammersSam Harris and Sexist Appeals to Biology
Sam Harris's recent comments betrayed gender essentialist assumptions and attitudes that are not only false but harmful.
Home WatersReligion, Conservation, and Community
One of the great myths of environmentalism is that it is a largely secular movement that competes with rather than complements religious commitment.
Christianity Is ChangingI Almost Got Crucified Yesterday
Penal substitution atonement theory is poison. To believe in PSA is not to believe in the gospel which, in fact, is dead set against it!