Tag: God

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    “It is much easier for God to get through our defenses when we’re in a wilderness,” says John Lionberger. He leads kayak and canoe trips that he says “get to the transcendent through the physical.” More

    December 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Brad Gooch is the author of Flannery O’Connor’s biography FLANNERY: A LIFE OF FLANNER O’CONNOR. In describing his experience of writing the book, he says, “…I didn’t have that biographer’s being in love with your subject and then being let down or disillusioned, and indeed it worked a bit in reverse…” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Ralph Wood is a professor of theology and literature at Baylor University and author of FLANNERY O’CONNOR AND THE CHRIST-HAUNTED SOUTH. He recalls the first time he read A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND: “…I said to myself, if I can spend the rest of my life trying to fathom a writer like Flannery O’Connor and other writers like her, I’d have my calling…” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Father Thomas Joseph White’s decision to become a priest in the Dominican order was influenced in part by the writings of Flannery O’Connor. “Reading Flannery O’Connor for the first time did change my life a little bit. I mean it was the first time I had read a Christian thinker, or a Christian writer who I thought was impressive intellectually and challenging,” he says. More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch religion columnist Cathleen Falsani, author of “The Dude Abides: The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers,” discuss theological and moral themes in previous films by Joel and Ethan Coen, including “The Big Lebowski,” which has inspired its own religion. More

    October 9, 2009 | Comments

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    “Every act of gardening embodies a way of relating to creation that invokes moral and spiritual decisions,” writes Duke Divinitiy School professor Norman Wirzba. More

    October 2, 2009 | Comments

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    In his new book on the difference between faith and belief, this Harvard professor and scholar of religion says what it means to be religious is shifting significantly as the 21st century unfolds. More

    September 25, 2009 | Comments

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy’s interview in Cambridge, Massachusetts with theologian and Harvard professor Harvey Cox. More

    September 25, 2009 | Comments

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

    September 18, 2009 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from Marilynne Robinson’s latest novel “Home.” More

    September 18, 2009 | Comments

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