I woke up to another shooting headline today. Something is terribly wrong. I don’t dare numb out the horror of what is happening in our country, and yet, it’s so horrible that if I allow myself to dwell too much on it, I’m paralyzed by heartbreak and fear. The reality is that people of all a…
Question: As we move past Easter and Christians around the world complete the celebration of the Resurrection, what does your faith tradition teach about death and the afterlife?
Question: Many societies around the world deeply value freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the ability to criticize ideas openly. Should this include the critique of religions and faiths?
Question: Pope Francis has said that domestic violence offenders should be forgiven. Do you think he’s right?
My daughter just got involved in a very controlling religious community. What defines something as a cult, occult or a community of faith?
Climate change is happening. Widespread famine is inevitable when freakish storms, heat waves and rising sea levels destroy crops. I’m wondering why some religions are ignoring this very obvious and undeniable global crisis. Is there an explanation?
How can the motivation to convert others to your religion be considered ethical? Doesn’t it deny the integrity of another person’s sensibility?
Lately I’ve been feeling anxious about domestic terrorism related to the upcoming election. Do you have any suggestions for managing my anxiety?
A lot of spiritual and religious people have told me that God is everywhere and in everything. That got me to thinking: Is there anything that is not God? If so, can you tell me what it is?
What do you think about new scientific discoveries that can alter human genetics, like CRISPR? Do you think we should be changing human genetic makeup before someone’s born?