To achieve a meaningful impact in the fight against climate change, groups from all echelons of society must act without delay. Seeking to do their part, faith institutions from around the globe have recently come together to take a stand for the climate. A global coalition of … [Read more...] about Global coalition of faith groups commits to divest from fossil fuels
Religious scholar Karen Armstrong on how we lost the knack for religion—and why we need to get it back. Michael Brunton | Sept/Oct 2009 issue Modern science knows how to fix a hole in the heart. It can diagnose a hole in the ozone layer and prove the existence of black holes at … [Read more...] about The reason of faith
| August 2009 issue After 10 years as a trial attorney in New York City, Susan Sparks was burned out. "I was so sapped of energy that I couldn’t do anything but quit my job and drop out of my life," recalls Sparks, 46. In 1997, she began on a two-year journey around the world to … [Read more...] about Does God have a sense of humor?
Carmel Wrothl | August 2009 issue Mullah Nasrudin is a medieval folk hero claimed by many countries, including Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey. He’s part court jester, part Socratic philosopher, and the many tales of his sayings and adventures are popular throughout the Middle East … [Read more...] about The funny side of faith
Abd al Malik embraced rap as a way to channel his frustration, tell his story and critique society. Carmel Wroth | April 2009 issue French rapper Abd al Malik has no trouble explaining why young men in the French ghettos usually celebrate New Year’s Eve by torching cars. “When … [Read more...] about French rap star Abd al Malik inspires change among inner city youth