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.

Is That a Fibonacci Blooming in Our Yard?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Is ours a strictly mathematical universe? Are those stems, leaves and buds pushing up out of the dirt in our front yard no more real than so much digital code, a string of fibonacci numbers? A recent NOVA segment, “The Great Math Mystery,” suggests that maybe that outrageously purple columbine blossom bobbing in a

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My Purple Rain Garden: Is the Universe Trying to Tell Me Something?

Pansies so purple they appear black -- are they flourishing in honor of Purple Rain by pop singer Prince? Photo by Barbara Newhall

Lots of rain and lots of purple in our garden this year. Purple nemesia, purple iris, purple pansies. What gives? Is this a Purple Rain message from the spirit world? Read more.

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God’s Sin — Or Ours? My Gino Geraci Talk Revisited

a dead bird dropped on a homeowner's doorstep by the neighbor's cat. Photo by Barbara Newhall

To my mind, given our evolutionary origins, there can be no original sin. God’s sin, maybe — but not human sin, not inherent human depravity. Read more.

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My Chat With Gino Geraci — Here’s the Link

KRKS_FM talk show host and Christian pastor Gino Geraci hosts the Crosswalk radio show in Denver. Crosswalk photo.

If you missed my conversation last week with Gino Geraci on his KRKS-FM 94.7 Crosswalk radio show in Denver, here’s a link to the podcast. Read more.

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Gino Geraci, the Denver Talk Show Host, Will Be Plying Me With Questions Today

KRKS_FM talk show host and Christian pastor Gino Geraci hosts the Crosswalk radio show in Denver. Crosswalk photo.

I’ll be interviewed today, Wednesday, March 16, 2016, by Gino Geraci of KRKS-FM radio in Denver. The time is 4 p.m. Mountain Time. The show is Crosswalk. Read more.

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