2 mn read Authors: Isabella Kasselstrand, Phil Zuckerman, and Ryan Cragun In the riveting and timely book “Beyond Doubt: the Secularization of Society,” sociologists Isabella Kasselstrand, Phil Zuckerman, and Ryan Cragun embark on an intellectual journey to explore the decline of religion in modernized nations. With a blend of empirical evidence and philosophical insight, they present a compelling […]
2 mn read Humor is a strong counter-force to dogmatism and absolutism. A sharp cartoon puts power into perspective and keeps our leaders sharp. This applies to political as well as religious leaders.We challenge everyone to share or add cartoons in the comments with the hashtag #ToonesOnTuesday We publish the best cartoons on our website every week.
< 1 mn read Deceived by the devil Maybe an angel from the generation of fire Which showed my honesty and simplicity and deceived me. I was fatima I was the queen of tomorrow. Sometimes they put heaven under my feet and sometimes imperfect intellect. Sometimes addressed me half the men, sometimes they stoned me. Sometimes they swore by my […]
3 mn read Good wishes from Afghanistan to your broken heart. I know you are sad and so your heart is broken. Even, your sweetheart is in love with someone else. for a girl it can be hard. I understand how it is too hard… But you know what? I have not yet felt the sweet pains of […]
< 1 mn read One of the funniest stories about searching for god, and not finding him, is a theater play, written and performed by Julia Sweeney. In this episode “two young Mormon missionaries knock on Julia Sweeney’s door one day, it touches off a quest to completely rethink her own beliefs.” The full version of Sweeney’s solo show […]