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Scripture For A Dead God

Celebrating 160 years of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass.

Killing the Buddha

The Condition of the Possibility of Being Post-Christian Christian

All you emergent-church lovers and haters out there, you’ll love this. (H/t Fr. Bill.)

"The Mountain Goats" by Beth Rankin via Flickr

Experiments in Sincerity

John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats helps bring the Age of Irony to a close.

Killing the Buddha

J.G. Ballard’s Pre-Posthumous Memoir

KtB contributor (Believer, Beware division) Mark Dery reviews the great J.G. Ballard’s latest and possibly last book, a “pre-posthumous memoir” titled Miracles of Life, for L.A. Weekly. “In response to my inquiry about who would be bringing out Miracles of Life in the States, and when,” writes Mark in a chronicle of his correspondence with…

Works Project Administrative Bricklayer, courtesy of the WPA Archive

Do the Right Thing, Damn It

America’s leading theologian on laying bricks and taking the Lord’s name in vain.

Stained Glass

God’s Own Knowledge

A theology of sex shops, movies, and nothingness may be the biggest thing to hit Christianity since Martin Luther.