Amazing Places: A Walk Around Oakland’s Jingletown

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Is Oakland the next Brooklyn? Lots of people are saying so. … [Read more...]

SXSW: Austin — A City With Its Soul on Its Sleeve

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Austin has the reputation of being not your typical Texas town -- it's more liberal and more secular than the rest of this … [Read more...]

American Hispanics: They Like the Pope, but the Church — Not So Much

By Barbara Falconer Newhall More news from the Religion Newswriters Association conference I attended over the weekend in Austin, TX – the results of a … [Read more...]

Why Pray? — Some Thoughts from Karen Armstrong

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Why pray? Apparently, I'm not the only person asking that question. No less a light than author and student of religion … [Read more...]