I guess a lot of us need a Big Sister or Brother. Maybe we need a Strict Parent, at least […]
Archive for April 2021
Great Book Review!
So much appreciate this wonderful review on Patheos! Friendly Freethinker – Book Review “I whole-heartedly recommend Friendly Freethinker to anyone […]
If Death is the End
Preparing to teach the final session of my Emerson class, I came across this line from his biographer, Robert Richardson: […]
No Need to Kill
A lot to say about this, but after the last police shooting, and then another, and another. . .I feel […]
New Book Series!
The pandemic year hasn’t been all doom, gloom and hide in the room. Stepping back a little from being “out […]
This seems to have a timeless wisdom, wouldn’t you say? “The Religion that is afraid of science dishonors God and […]
Came across this quote on free speech. Good to remember the wisdom: “The marketplace of ideas holds that the truth […]
Art of the Wild
A sneak peek at this week’s “Highland Views” column. Look for it Saturday in the Asheville Citizen-Times. Elegant Incognito and […]
To Watch Well
I have no aversion to a version of verse on any day along the way (sorry, couldn’t resist). Here’s a […]
Religion, or Life?
In 1832, the year he left the ministry, Emerson wrote these words in his journal: “Religion in the mind is […]
A friend sent me a link to this very good article by religion scholar Phil Zuckerman. Why America’s record godlessness […]
A strong breeze blew this poem into the “holler” of my head … “Am I an April’s Fool?” I think […]