In the News: It’s grim, but at least there’s a GIF

A round-up of recent religion news. Continue Reading →

Stonewall Jackson and Fundamentalism’s Mythic Past

Jeff Sharlet presents an excerpt from his 2008 book, The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power, to explain what Stonewall Jackson monuments look like to fundamentalists who tell themselves “it’s not about race.” Continue Reading →

The Patient Body: The Politics of Healthcare Sharing Ministries

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine. This month: Healthcare’s religious objectors and exemptions. Continue Reading →

(Excerpt) Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity

An excerpt from Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity by John David Penniman. With an introduction by the author. Continue Reading →