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Killing the Buddha

Madonna’s Guilt, Gaga’s Monsters, Lewis’s Plan All Along

Sez The Atlantic‘s Spencer Kornhaber, in a piece on Lady Gaga’s theology: Gaga-Madonna comparisons […] are played out—yes, both singers are ethnic Italians, raised Catholic, and artistically chameleonic—but remain instructive. For example, compare Born This Way with 1989’s Like a Prayer. Both are self-consciously artsy statements that lean heavily on their creators’ Catholic backgrounds. But Like a Prayer…

Photo by Meera Subramanian

Nothing But a Party

Welcome to New Orleans during Lent, the universe’s biggest buzzkill.

Adam and Eve

Naked and Guilty

Young Christians encounter sex, violence, and the eros of evangelicalism in a Texas hell house.

By W. David Powell

Love

This is what you do when you love someone. Not just like. Only if you’re in love.

"I began to pray for forgiveness, thinking the cherries might line up, the machine spilling shiny tokens of good fate."

Slot-Machine God

When beliefs can change as easily as the weather, so do your chances of hitting the jackpot — or experiencing revelation.