Tag: author

  • thumb01-richardrohr

    “Religion isn’t bad, but until religion becomes actual spiritual experience, it is just religion,” says this sometimes controversial Franciscan priest and author. More

    November 11, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-eugenepeterson

    “You enter into the soul, the spirit of somebody else by listening to them, not by telling them something,” according to this retired Presbyterian minister who says he misses the intimacy that comes with pastoral ministry. More

    August 12, 2011 | Comments

  • marilynne_thumb31

    Read more of Bob Abernethy's interview with novelist Marilynne Robinson.

    September 18, 2009 | Comments

  • feat-thomas-merton-800

    “With the death of Thomas Merton, we lost really one of the great Catholic voices, one of the great prophetic figures within the Catholic Church. And I think that’s why his books are still selling, why they’re still being translated because that message is as relevant today as when he wrote it,” says Dr. Paul Pearson who oversees the Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University. More

    June 5, 2009

  • thumbnail

    Mary Gordon is a novelist, essayist, and English professor at Barnard College in New York whose new book is called CIRCLING MY MOTHER. It’s a memoir of Gordon’s late mother and of the Catholic Church in which she was raised. Gordon is an outspoken critic of the church as an institution. At the same time, she remains strongly committed to her Catholic faith. More

    February 29, 2008 | Comments

  • barbara-brown-taylorthumb

    Barbara Brown Taylor — Episcopal priest, teacher, columnist and author. For years, her books reflected her perspective as a church member and leader. Her new book, LEAVING CHURCH, is about burning out as the priest of a parish she had wanted very much to serve, and then leaving not only the pastoral ministry but many of her former beliefs, too. More

    March 9, 2007 | Comments

  • 16-200

    Read an excerpt from Dr. Francis Collins' THE LANGUAGE OF GOD: A SCIENTIST PRESENTS EVIDENCE FOR BELIEF.

    July 21, 2006 | Comments

  • excerptthumb3

    Read more of Bob Abernethy's April 5, 2006 interview with writer and preacher Frederick Buechner.

    May 5, 2006 | Comments

  • 04-2001

    Frederick Buechner is an ordained Presbyterian minister, but has never pastored a church and rarely attends one. His ministry is his writing: 32 novels and memoirs so far, and some sermons, as a guest preacher, many of which are in a new book, SECRETS IN THE DARK. For many Christians he's a celebrity, but Buechner feels that seeking ordination is the worst possible career move for a writer.

    May 5, 2006 | Comments

  • post05-lamott

    The bestselling author talks about faith, failure, forgiveness, finding Jesus, and being a Christian. More

    February 17, 2006 | Comments

Page 2 of 41234