A conversation with an old friend who lives near the island I once lived on in Washington State, brought back […]
Tag Archive for ‘essays’
Big Bad Wolf?
The scary wolf of secularism is lurking in the dark, ready to devour faith, democracy, goodness and apple pie … […]
Hey, Chris here. A quick reminder of a few important things you may or may not know: My weekly columns […]
Book of Questions
My latest book, Was Jesus a Humanist?: and other Questionable Essays, is a collection of 25 short essays framed as […]
Today’s column draws from the book, Far Appalachia, by Noah Adams (from NPR). If religious congregations were the “still points” […]
Way of Wonder
Today’s column on the fragile things, like us, that may be stronger (and more wonderful) than we realize: Wasps, Willows, […]
Great Book Review!
So much appreciate this wonderful review on Patheos! Friendly Freethinker – Book Review “I whole-heartedly recommend Friendly Freethinker to anyone […]
New Book Series!
The pandemic year hasn’t been all doom, gloom and hide in the room. Stepping back a little from being “out […]
As I am preparing to teach a class on Ralph Waldo Emerson, one of those major thinkers I’ve admired for […]