My Joe Rogan Experience, Experience
Gary Laderman A few weeks out, my new mantra is “this too shall pass.”
Natural: How Faith in Nature’s Goodness Leads to Harmful Fads, Unjust Laws, and Flawed Science
Alan Levinovitz Should we value what’s natural or not? When is it okay and when is it not okay?
Religious Exoticism and White Utopias: 7 Questions for Amanda J. Lucia
Amanda J. Lucia That autoethnographic experience reinforced to me the ways in which these scenes privilege healthy and wealthy bodies, which also interfaces with their propensity toward whiteness.
Sewing Stories, Sowing Social Justice
Jodi Eichler-Levine Social justice intersects with Jewish themes in nonfiber media, too.
COVID-19, Colonialism, and Native American Resilience
Suzanne Crawford O’Brien What prompts them to choose health and safety over potential revenue?
Our Latest Time of Trial
Adam McDuffie The system is broken from top to bottom.
Introducing Don’t Think About Death: A Memoir on Mortality
Gary Laderman This book attempts to explain why I study death and to recall how I got to, and stuck with, the topic.
Keeping Duke Ellington Alive in Matter and in Spirit
Vaughn A. Booker African American religious practices of celebrating Duke Ellington, for example, chart the new lives—or afterlives—that these deceased musicians gain from those left to interpret their legacies anew.
Black Lives, Sacred Matters
Gary Laderman Religion is always mostly about material bodies.
Bodies Down, Bible Aloft: A Humanist Take on Scripture and Trump’s Photo Op
Anthony B. Pinn I agree that if the Bible is to maintain any relevance, a reading of the Bible against the Bible is required—that is to say a poetic turn that dismantles and deconstructs, that renders uncomfortable those tied to restrictive codes of being and well being.