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A Murderer and a Saint

Father Junipero Serra, the missions, and me.

William Lane Craig, from his July 2013 email newsletter.

7 Habits of a Highly Effective Philosopher

Life lessons from the Christian apologist William Lane Craig.

Occupy Catholics art by KtB's Communicant, Mary Valle.

No Revolution Without Religion

Why the Occupy movement needs to Occupy faith.

Killing the Buddha

The Heavenly BMW

Gawker, where KtB gets all its religion news, reports that police found Zachery Tims, Jr., pastor of New Destiny Christian Center, an 8,000-strong megachurch in Orlando, dead with what appeared to be drugs in his pocket in Times Square this week. As it happens, I’m pretty certain it was Tims that KtB cofounder Peter Manseau…

"SUBURBAN UTOPIA - Jefferson, Ohio" by  joiseyshowaa, via Flickr.

Car Culture Audio

The purposeless driven life of Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs.

The Sagemont Church cross.

Everything Will Fall into Place

Remaking Houston, one giant cross at a time.

Image from Series Seating promotional materials.

Middle Ground with Jerry Falwell?

An interview With Gina Welch, author of In the Land of Believers.

** File ** In this July 12, 2006 file photo Rick Warren, a pastor of Saddleback Valley Community Church in Orange County, California is seen in Seoul, South Korea. Both Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama are scheduled to appear seperately at a forum at Warren's California megachurch Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, spending one hour each with Warren, before coming together on stage for a handshake. The pastor, who does not endorse candidates, will be the only one asking questions.   (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

Icons of the New Evangelicalism

Why all the little beards?

Mitzvah Tank-5th Avenue

Who Will Save Manhattan?

New York’s summer evangelism season isn’t what it used to be.

Killing the Buddha

Infrastructure for Souls

Triple Canopy has a great new piece about the convergence between megachurch and corporate architectures, which I heard presented at one of TC’s recent events in New York. Very much worth a look. Infrastructure for Souls – Triple Canopy.

"The Basilica unquestionably qualifies as marvelous, if luridly excessive..." (photo by Blake Lambert)

Notes on an Empty Church

If you pay a visit to the biggest church in the world, don’t be surprised if you’re the only one there.