In the past I served as the primary outside blogger for CNN’s Belief Blog, where it wasn’t unusual for my blogs to spur thousands of comments and reach over 100,000 readers. One of my blog posts—on attacks on the U.S. consulates in Egypt, Libya and Yemen—actually showed up in Hillary Clinton’s notorious Bengazi emails.
And here are a few of my favorites:
- “Six things I don’t want to hear after the Sandy Hook massacre”
- Dear God: How to Pray on National Prayer Day
- Stephen (Colbert) v. Stephen (Prothero) on Religious Truthiness
In God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World, New York Times bestselling author of Religious Literacy and religion scholar Prothero argues that persistent
Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know --And Doesn't, The United States is one of the most religious places on earth, but it is also a nation of shocking religious illiteracy.
Purified by Fire: A History of Cremation in America tells the fascinating story of cremation's rise from notoriety to legitimacy and takes a provocative new look at important transformations