For someone with “Reverend” in front of their name, admitting that he or she has lost faith feels overwhelmingly frightening and threatening.
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Like some of the early followers of Jesus, I have doubted. A lot. This is my story.
It may startle you, but throughout the Bible, God seems surprisingly disinterested in doctrinal beliefs.
Legions of people are disgusted with the sorry state of institutional religion in twenty-first century America—for many good reasons.
For millions of people across the globe, God (as we have historically known God) is no longer a working number. Neither is traditional theology or the institutional church.
Today’s religious environment offers Americans a wide variety of faith options. In the spirit of the recent Academy Awards season, this column will focus on five of them, each one illustrated by a movie.
Authentic faith requires less certainty and more ambiguity.
2011–2020 could easily be designated “the decade of doubt.”
American Christians, far too often, jettison Jesus from our lives.
Notre Dame on fire is an apt metaphor for the twenty-first century church.