Huston Smith Dies at 97: A Mentor to Me . . . and Millions

Sad but inevitable news: religion scholar Huston Smith died at the age of 97 on December 30. I'm just one of the millions of fans, friends, seekers and … [Read more...]

Author Don Lattin: Americans Are More Thoughtful About Religion Than We Think

In this video Don Lattin talks about psychedelics at Harvard -- at Harvard. Check it out. By Barbara Falconer Newhall Apparently I’m not the only one … [Read more...]

They’re Saying Nice Things About “Wrestling with God”

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Some really nice people are saying some really nice things about Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith. That's … [Read more...]

Seven Reasons to Be Grateful This Thanksgiving: Starting With the Rain, a Leaky Dishwasher, and You

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Some reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving: One. Stuffing! Stuffing alone would make the Thanksgiving Day meal my … [Read more...]

Books I Might Read If I Weren’t So Danged Busy Writing My Own

By Barbara Falconer Newhall So many books. So little time. And a manuscript deadline looming so near. Titles at the Top of My Gotta-Read List Consider … [Read more...]