KtBlog

black_jesus

Breaking Up With White Jesus

It’s December of 2014. 2am, 3am, 4am, 5am, I thrash and turn over in bed and click on my phone, know I should not click on my phone, click on my phone. And there are the messages, the emails, the notes that never seem to stop. The usual stuff women get on the Internet: you…

Killing the Buddha

The Praying Habit: Mormon Week!

My exposure to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a recent occurrence. My friends growing up were all from faith backgrounds that were accepting of, if not downright enthusiastic, about alcohol and coffee. When I accidentally stumbled upon the Bloggernacle a few years ago, I was astounded at the political and theological…

Excerpted from....

Stones As Social Media

Adapted from A History of Religion in 5 ½ Objects (Beacon Press, March 11th)

atheist_light

Atheists: A Rant

The mere fact of not believing in the supernatural doesn’t make you a well-grounded rational individual, let alone a humane soul.