The Great Ganesh Milk Miracle
The news of the Great Ganesh Milk Miracle was dissected in every newspaper and every household. No one could talk of anything else.
Wild At Heart: QAnon, Sex Trafficking, and Evangelical Masculinity
The connection between spirituality and child trafficking may be new in New Age spirituality, but it is one that has been common for years within evangelicalism.
11 Questions: IRL by Chris Stedman
IRL takes the shame out of our dependence on the internet and helps us imagine new kinds of consolation and community for a fragmented and sometimes lonely world.
11 Questions: Beyond the Synagogue by Rachel B. Gross
Rachel B. Gross’s engrossing new book looks “beyond the synagogue” to find religious practice in museums, restaurants, and children’s books. Through years of wide-ranging travel, conversations, and reading, Rachel has…
11 Questions: The Secret Life of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw
“My mother made a peach cobbler so good, it made God himself cheat on his wife.”
To Breathe for A Spell
I have never been more aware of my breath, of the simple act of breathing, than I have in this last year. The ability to inhale air and exhale carbon dioxide and other gases is a bodily function I rarely give thought to.
America: a Polemic
I saw you at the Capitol on video, wild, gleeful in your unthinking symbolism and window-breaking.
The Naked Game
Betsy told me to play the husband. I said yes, but I didn’t want to—in the Naked Game no one ever played the boy—we were just girls, being ourselves.
Who Is My Neighbor?
The whole country, the whole world, is facing a damp, drizzly November of the soul.
“There is light and there is love in this world”: An Interview with Martha Hennessy
When I spoke with Martha Hennessy, she was at her Vermont farm, waiting to be sentenced as she faces over twenty years in prison. She and six other Catholics entered…
I am an expert on waiting. That doesn’t mean I’m good at it. On Twitter last night, Ibram X Kendi sagely compared his election feelings to the ones he had…
This simple act of caring for my home in order to prepare for winter feels like an absurd act of hope.
The Wrong Tape
I never did learn why that tape was hidden inside a Disney box at a block sale. But there is something both very wrong and very apropos about what happened.
Return, Reimagine, Ritualize, Rebel: How has 2020 changed your spiritual life?
KtB is inviting submissions about how the events of this year have impacted your spiritual life.