Life in the American South is a constant head-spin. Liberal Progressives mixed in with REvangelicals and other Disciples of the […]
Tag Archive for ‘Secular’
What is Humanism?
For awhile after leaving faith-church-god, I wasn’t sure what to call myself. “Ex-Christian,” “Former Minister,” “Atheist,” “Non-Supernaturalist”? I settled on […]
Please Support My Work
Working with non-profits for many years I got used to “professional begging” … asking people to support the good things […]
Muir and Me
John Muir sauntered into the wilds of my mind and my life, becoming first a “spiritual […]
Religion, awesome and awful
Timothy Egan gets a lot right in this NYT piece: Why People Hate Religion So, yes, people hate religion when […]
Don’t Say S**T
This s**t makes a lot of sense. “I have three things I’d like to say today. First, while you were […]
Nature is Enough
A selection from my essay collection Nature is Enough. Dirty Glaciers (Better than Heaven) “Doubling cape after cape, passing uncounted […]
Have We No Decency?
A good, timely question. I may not agree with the theological position of these faith leaders in the National Cathedral […]
Am I Anti-Religious?
Just to call yourself non-religious (secular, humanist, skeptic or atheist) seems to threaten some people who think self-identifying as a […]
Question of the Day: Noah
Maybe it’s all the water … the rains and floods … that got me thinking about this again. Here’s a […]
Do You Have a Motto?
Motto: “a short sentence or phrase chosen as encapsulating the beliefs or ideals guiding an individual, family, or institution.” ORIGIN: […]
A Question for Alabama
You may have heard of this story of a pregnant black woman in Alabama who was shot, her fetus died, […]