In this two-part essay, I present what I think is a more constructive way for people of faith and those […]
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Anything Good in Religion News?
Especially for my freethinking non-theist friends who often see only something to complain about or ridicule in the world of […]
Memorial for the Church
Do we need to face the Church (faith, religion) as we face–or refuse to face–Death? An essay from a few […]
When a Loved One Stops Believing
If you’re a believing person and someone you care about says they no longer share your beliefs, don’t panic, judge […]
The Path as a Web of Paths
As I see it, there is no “path” to a “greater reality” or “higher view.” Here are some thoughts: “The […]
Walls in Heaven?
I wrote this in response to one of the craziest arguments I’ve heard for building more walls (and it’s not […]
Deep Breath, New Year, New Moment
Today’s column relates my visit to the Asheville Insight Meditation room with a gentle reminder to breathe. . . Deep […]
Freethought, Faith and the Future
“Freethought, Faith and the Future” (Could the Secular Vision of Star Trek offer a Way Forward?) Author’s Note: This essay […]