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Real Life Ghostbusting in Gotham

This just in, coming up at Pete’s Candy Store in Brooklyn, the home of Jay Bakker’s hipster church and the proof for the existence of Santa: NEW YORK PARANORMAL Real…

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Comedy for Religious Freedom

Those of you in New York this week might want to check out the “Stand Up For Religious Freedom” event this Monday night at Comix. Scheduled to appear are Aasif…

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Sects, Love, and Rock & Roll: Live in New York

Old-time Buddha-killer Joel Heng Hartse has a new book coming out in a few days, Sex, Love, and Rock & Roll: My Life on Record, and those of you in…

Murder in the Cathedral

Murder (Actually) in the Cathedral

The Church of St. Joseph—the magnificent Catholic church in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, that recently hosted a KtB-sponsored medieval music concert—is at it again. Last time it was love, this time…

White skinned male mannequin, lighted from the right side of the image, sitting behind a large shop window. It has strong features, colorful eyes and plastic hair. Behind it there are two other models, another white one and a female mannequin with shiny black hair.

The Reconciliation of Unbelief

A story within the AIDS story.

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Jesus Died For This? Hits The Road

Buddha-killer Becky Garrison has two upcoming events coming up to celebrate her new book, Jesus Died for This? A Satirist’s Search for the Risen Christ: Episcopal Village-East Event (Baltimore, MD)…


Is He Dead?

An estranged stepfather’s suicide begs the question.

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Jesus Died for This? Book Launch & Potluck

You’ve read the excerpt from Becky Garrison‘s new book—now go to the upcoming release party! The location alone makes it not to be missed—a radical Christian community in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.…

Abraham's Daughters

Three Religions, One Upcoming Play… and an Atheist

We’re excited to announce that this year’s New York International Fringe Festival will include Abraham’s Daughters, a play by Elissa Lerner, contributing editor over at KtB’s sister site, The Revealer.…

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Come to Us, Little Booklings

Killing the Buddha is almost ten years old, and we’re planning a party. More about that soon. Right now, we’re not as interested in our baby as in its cousins…

KtB teams up with Obit.mag and The Rubin Museum in NYC.

Rubinating on Death

Thanks everyone who came out on Friday night to the Rubin Museum of Art to hear some of the winners read their pieces from our “Remember That You Will Die”…

Things Not Seen

KtB Class: Prove (or Disprove) the Existence of God!

Sgt. Dougherty Park (map) Brooklyn, New York Saturday, July 24th, 2010 3pm-5pm The search for proof and disproof of the existence of God through history can tell us as much…

Resonanda in concert.

Resonanda in Ecclesia

On Saturday night, we hosted a stunning concert by Resonanda, Brown University’s medieval music ensemble, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Brooklyn. The program, titled “My Beloved Arrives…,” was a…

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Welcome to Medieval Week!

St. Joseph's

Medieval Music Resounds in Brooklyn

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 7:30 – 9:30 pm St. Joseph’s Catholic Church 856 Pacific Street Brooklyn, New York All are welcome, as are donations On May 22nd, at one of…


Hear the Prison Panel

The May 1st KtB panel on “The Prison-Spirituality Complex” was a big success, and now you can hear it in full, whether you were able to make it to The…

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A Jam-Packed Weekend of Prison Panels

Whet your prison-panel appetite, the Friday night before KtB’s Prison-Spirituality Complex. Join Anthony Cardenales, Piper Kerman, and Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, for the PEN Prison Writing Panel, moderated by Jackson Taylor.…

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A Preview of KtB’s Prison Panel Saturday

What’s on tap for KtB’s “Prison-Spirituality Complex” panel discussion this Saturday night? Redemption stories that have shaped America’s prisons. Fantasies of solitude that have made solitary confinement the American way of…