It’s a scene from the radical theology that might be: An elderly white philosopher collects the last of his papers and, perhaps bitter-sweetly, vacates his university office. In his seat, a forty-something young woman sits down with an electronic tablet and a well-inked journal. She’s of an indeterminate race; her features make any sort of [...]
What is religion? I'm sure we all wish that was an easier question to answer than it is in practice. Over the next few weeks I’ll be publishing an Understanding Religion series on the blog to introduce different ways of talking about and thinking about religion. I hope you find it helpful. I plan to cover [...]
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