Stephen Prothero

Stephen Prothero teaches at Boston University and writes books, including God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World—and Why Their Differences Matter, published by HarperOne. His latest is Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections).

Recent Posts by Stephen

Joy Before Death: Following the Path of Mary Oliver

From Buddhism to science to the end of life.

Fallen and Alone in Manchester

A new movie carries the world on its shoulders.

Photo by the author.

Why I Am Not a Mystic

When the love of God isn’t the right kind of love.

Fluent in Silence

Was J.D. Salinger crazy—or just quiet?

Obama’s Nobel: The Norwegians Have Faith in Something

I have been writing lately about Jews and their accomplishments in liter buy cheap cialis online ature, politics, and, especially, comedy. So I’m feeling a bit verklempt about my own Norwegian heritage. Jews gave us Moses and monotheism, Starbucks, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Einstein, and almost a quarter of all Nobel Prize winners….

A Niche of a Prayer in a Vulnerable Place

A voyeur, a thief, and Barack Obama at the Wailing Wall.