BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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My Rocky Spiritual Journey

You don't have to be a big believer to find something interesting to read here . . . You'll find excerpts from the spiritual journeys of people I've met on the religion beat as well as reports of my own fraught encounters with religion and spirituality . . . as well as updates on my book, "Wrestling with God," to be published early 2015 by Patheos Press.

Buddhist Teacher Jack Kornfield on Sex, Drugs and Enlightenment

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Want to know more about the sex lives of Buddhist teachers in America?  The drinkers?  The womanizers? Are you considering … [Read more...]

To Finish My Book I Need a Muslim Woman With a Story to Tell

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My book is pretty much done. But I still need to find myself a few more people to interview. A nice, talkative Muslim woman … [Read more...]

Why Meditate — When I Could Be Sweeping the Garage?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I’ve tried meditating a few times – a very few times. I’m well read on the subject, however. Indeed, I’ve spent way more … [Read more...]

GodsBigBlog: What Ever Happened to God?

Wondering what happened to God -- and the category GodsBigBlog? The category is now called My Rocky Spiritual Journey. It will feature stories about … [Read more...]

Book Openers: How’d He Get an Audience with Her?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Yes. That's me with the Pope. OK, he's cardboard. But I'm real. The cardboard Pope and I were … [Read more...]