Book review: ‘Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age’ by James Carroll – The Boston Globe

In which I review: ‘Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age’ by James Carroll for The Boston Globe http://buff.ly/1D4nG8E
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Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus’ Proves the “Bible Movies” Trend Is Nonsense

In which I insist that not all Bible movies are created equal. ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Review for The New Republic
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Book review: ‘The Lost Book of Mormon: A Journey Through the Mythic Lands of Nephi, Zarahemla,…

Book review: ‘The Lost Book of Mormon: A Journey Through the Mythic Lands of Nephi, Zarahemla, and Kansas City, Missouri’ By Avi Steinberg at @bostonglobe

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Karen Armstrong, Caped Anti-Anti-Muslim Crusader? | Religion Dispatches

Karen Armstrong, Caped Anti-Anti-Muslim Crusader? | Religion Dispatches w/thanks to Jennifer MacKenzie http://buff.ly/1nCVzKq
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Public Prayer Verdict Shows Its True Colors | Religion Dispatches

In which government tries, once again, to define religion. Good luck with that. Public Prayer Verdict Shows Its True Colors Religion Dispatches http://buff.ly/WE3QRo
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Public Prayer Verdict Shows Its True Colors | Religion Dispatches

In which gov tries once to define religion: Public Prayer Verdict Shows Its True Colors Religion Dispatches http://buff.ly/1xBcOQB
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Proselytizing Protagonists Panel

Very happy to announce that I’ll be moderating a panel discussion at this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival!

10:00 A.M. In _____ We Trust. What do you believe in? A twelve-year-old preacher, a cult that will end loneliness, a community promising hope? When strong personalities and religion collide, what or whom we trust in becomes a complicated topic. Take a seat while Scott Cheshire (High as the Horses’ Bridles), Fiona Maazel (Woke Up Lonely), and Rachel Urquhart (The Visionist) talk about their proselytizing protagonists. Moderated by Brook Wilensky-Lanford.

Sunday, September 21st at 10 a.m. at the Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge (250 Joralemon Street). Followed immediately by a book signing!

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Magic In the Daylight | Religion Dispatches

In which I argue that the unseen spirit world should not be made to stand in for monotheism: or, a religion geek’s take on the latest Woody Allen movie.

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Thank You, Satanists | Religion Dispatches

Thank You, Satanists, for sticking it to #HobbyLobby | for Religion Dispatches http://buff.ly/1ukCcVt
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Fight The New “Hobby Lobby” Religious Order: Get Ordained

In which I explain how joining up with your choice of online church can help overthrow the misconceptions about religion that led to the Hobby Lobby verdict.

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