Jared Brock felt a little burned out and uninspired in his prayer life, so he embarked on a 37,000-mile adventure to do something about it.
Women’s words account for just over 1% of the Bible, but author Lindsay Hardin Freeman is determined to tell their stories. “These woman are real, dynamic, challenging, and fallible,” she says. “God’s love for them, and us, is as strong as the world’s foundations.”
These episodes don’t happen very often anymore, more than a year and a half after losing Mom. But the grief is always there, gently submerged, biding its time.
25 years, man! Pass the doughnuts. Then settle in for these 5 “greatest hits” Simpsons episodes that feature religion in all its hilarious diversity.
It’s all too easy for a religious majority to overlook the presence or needs of religious minorities. But in Mormon history, we have enough examples of being religiously oppressed that we ought to remember a bit more clearly what it feels like.
The Twible is free through Monday on the Kindle. Happy Easter, people! Please help spread the word, both about the sale and about that guy Jesus rising from the dead. There’s that.
During Lent one year, Susan Vogt started giving a way one possession a day. But she didn’t stop after Lent.
This year, my favorite religious books included a riff on power from Andy Crouch, ruminations on birds and holiness from Debbie Blue, and a “Job through the ages” commentary from Mark Larrimore, as well as great novels by Mary Doria Russell and Lisa Samson.