Killing the Buddha

Faith in the Five Boroughs

For your Friday viewing enjoyment, a video from the new documentary series Faith in the Five Boroughs, documenting faith and religion in New York’s immigrant communities. This one is about…

Killing the Buddha

Holy Mother of Bathsheets & the Clothesline Revival

KtB friend Alyce Santoro is at it again, with the simple wisdom of her ongoing Clothesline Revival: harness the advanced, clean, nuclear technology of the sun! This time, she’s taking…

Killing the Buddha

An Interest in Women

Unearthing what two New Orleans brothers—a priest and a photographer—did with their spare time.

Killing the Buddha

Prothero on Video

Why can’t a book just be a book anymore? Now, it turns out, if you write a book, you also have to make a video, write a blog, tweet on…


Lewis and Billy Blowout!

Thanks to everyone who came out to BookCourt last night to enjoy a fine evening of reading by Lewis Lapham and sermon and song by Reverend Billy and the Church…

Killing the Buddha

American Mythology

For a Halloween special, Buddha-killer E.J. Park shared with us this wonderful film of his, the story of a mystic Jew in search of the American dream. (He meets the…

Killing the Buddha

The Calling of Reverend Billy

Why in tarnation is a performance artist running for mayor of New York City?

Killing the Buddha

Exiles in the Promised Land

This short video montage is based on footage and photos from my recent trip to Beirut, Lebanon. I was privileged to spend time with the people of Shatila, the Palestinian…

Killing the Buddha

Eureka Springs

Gumby the Christ figure looks over a small town in the Ozarks.

Killing the Buddha

God Saved the World

They’re not who you’d usually expect to meet at a monastery.