Category: Paradise Lust

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 from Facebook http://ift.tt/WVL6NP via IFTTT

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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 from Facebook http://ift.tt/1xFaQPf via IFTTT

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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… More →

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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. http://ift.tt/1pcyXi6 from Facebook http://ift.tt/1pcyXi6 via IFTTT

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Thank You, Satanists | Religion Dispatches

Thank You, Satanists, for sticking it to #HobbyLobby | for Religion Dispatches http://buff.ly/1ukCcVt from Facebook http://ift.tt/1sxNqGP via IFTTT

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Tse Tsan Tai gets his due, 98 years later…

So my recent post was a round-up of all the different excerpts of Paradise Lust that you can find online. Happily, I spoke too soon to give a full accounting. Frank Jacobs, cartographic wizard of Strange Maps fame, a blog featured on the Big Think network, featured the hand-drawn maps by my favorite Eden-seeker, Tse… More →

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All Togather Now!

I love it when new media start-ups put their energy into reinforcing the special-ness of somewhat old-fashioned events. And I also just love events. From book-club chats to radio call-ins to panel discussions to church basement teach-ins, I love to talk to people about the Garden of Eden and all that it calls up for… More →

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Paradise Lust Continues World Domination

First the hardcover, then the Italian edition, then the e-book, then the paperback. And then last week I received an e-mail letting me know that Paradise Lust now exists in yet another form: a special audio edition created by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Anne Hancock knew,… More →

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A Guided Tour of Edens

To celebrate the release of Paradise Lust in paperback, I wanted to give you guys a guided tour of the story by way of the articles and excerpts I’ve been fortunate to write online in the past year since the hardcover publication. Here goes! In the beginning, of Paradise Lust that is, there was William… More →

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Paperback, Captured In the Wild!

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