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Raking Hope

This simple act of caring for my home in order to prepare for winter feels like an absurd act of hope.

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Religious Groups Stand With #BlackLivesMatter

In the aftermath of the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Tony McDade, people across the nation have organized marches, vigils, monument removals, and sit-ins to protest racialized police violence. Religious groups are among those raising their voices.

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The Man Behind Judgment Day

An interview with Harold Camping, predictor of the end of the world.

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Dead-End Job

Meet the publicist for the May 21st apocalypse.

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The Arrival

“The reeds we used to make our first bed bent easily…”

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No Utopias

“Hope is a kind of religion, and religions don’t work.”

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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.…

Killing the Buddha

Happy Easter from Cornel West

Every religious tradition has been tied into various forms of domination and subjugation. Every religious tradition has been manipulated and bastardized by elites to try to control believers. At the same time, there are always prophetic elements, dimensions, and slices of religious tradition that stand in opposition to the powers that be. Christianity itself came…

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Waiting for Lefty

If the Religious Left is to lift, everyone counts — the soccer moms and sex workers, the cowboy preachers and radical faeries, and you.