“Beetles, Beatles and Bugs of Belief” John Lennon once famously quipped that The Beatles were more popular than Jesus. People […]
Archive for July 2019
Is Nature a Religion?
Almost five years ago I taught a course on “the wild spirituality of nature” at the College of Marin in […]
For the Sake of Lakes
A sauntering loop by Lake James in the Appalachians presented these peaceful images.
What’s in the Backpack?
I wonder how many people are aware of the deceptive way some evangelical churches are sneaking their gospel goodies into […]
To the Edge
To the Edge of Life and Death (this is a very personal reflection, and there are some painful images) Have […]
Having lunch with a friend, we were discussing religious literacy and he told me he saw a guy wearing a […]
Religious Knowledge Quiz
Take the Quiz and find out: U.S. Religious Knowledge Quiz (Pew Research) Interesting how people scored. Those Jews and Atheists […]
Here we are again, discussing something that “gets my goat,” milks my goat and makes goat cheese … or […]
Boots, Roots & Shoots
Boots, Roots and Shoots: Mountains in the Mind (a short essay on seeking home in the higher lands) Walking with […]
A fascinating “Hidden Brain” podcast with obvious parallels to religious belief: Facts Aren’t Enough: The Psychology of False Beliefs (NPR)
What is a Good Protestant?
One reason I used to be a Protestant Christian was to protest injustice and other nonsense both outside and inside […]
You Say, “God Says,” I Say
We hear it all the time: “God says!” My response: “Says You!” One famous evangelist always gives his “answer” to […]