Patton Dodd

Patton Dodd is a KtB-contributing editor and the author of the memoir My Faith So Far (Jossey-Bass).

Recent Posts by Patton

A Cold and a Broken “Hallelujah”

Leonard Cohen’s song, baptized by American Idol.

Fresh! Joy!

Not quite slain in the spirit at Oral Roberts University.

Whose Passion?

How Mel Gibson turned the blood of Christ into a marketing plan.

I Am a Sea

Learning to speak a new language is never easy, especially one that is already dead.

Gods of New York

America began in the streets — with religious violence.

My Big Fat Greek Baptism

It’s all Greek to them. Sacraments are just obstacles when a family’s tradition is at stake.

In Pop We Trust

Has Tom Cruise abandoned Scientology for Bob Dylan?