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The zombie preppers among us

For many, the zombie apocalypse has become just another daily concern.

The politicization of tragedy

AP Rain soaks parts of a memorial to the Newtown shooting victims in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., … Continued

In defense of the right to offend

REUTERS Photographers take pictures outside the home of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, who has been linked by news organizations to the … Continued

Dreaming of ‘A Different World’

Today’s guest blogger is Nico Lang, an intern at Interfaith Youth Core and a senior at DePaul University. Lang co-founded … Continued

(Photos): Egypt, Tunisia and the youth revolt in the Middle East

Egyptian women demonstrate outside the Lawyers’ Sydicate in Cairo on January 27, 2011, demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, … Continued

Politics, Religion and Culture: Top Picks 2010

By Greg Garrett Baylor University Professor and Patheos Columnist The media-world is the shelter where the vast majority of those … Continued

End of the Culture War?

UnorthodoxyPatrick J. Deneen In his most recent column in the New York Times, Ross Douthat argues that the longstanding narrative … Continued

Islamism vs. Americanism

Events unfolding in Times Square, in the animation studios of South Park and the Muslim enclaves of Brussels again force … Continued

Sacraments for the people

Catholic America owes a debt of gratitude to the recently deceased Dominican Friar, Edward Schillebeeckx, who was a leading voice … Continued

Spirituality and the Supernatural on Television

Since the 1950s, programs touching on supernatural themes have become a mainstay on television. Current offerings, such as Medium, The … Continued

The Undead World Of Supernatural Junk Thought

There is absolutely no difference between supernatural beliefs in such ancient systems of junk thought as astrology and supernatural beliefs … Continued

The American Spiritual Bazaar: Something For Everyone

The Pew Forum’s survey of the American religious landscape, with its finding that one out of four Americans have switched … Continued

“Aliens in America” About All of Us

Given the rave reviews, you would think the CW’s Aliens in America was a major step forward in American art, … Continued

American Highway an Open Road

There’s something about the Great American Highway. About the hills of Wisconsin, the hills that Illinois land lacks. I love … Continued

Not Yet The Majority But No Longer Silent

Re-branding secularism: what it means to be a public atheist in American discourse today.