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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The Somethingists — They Don’t Believe in God, but They Do Believe in . . . Something

the helix nebula. photo by NASA

Good news for those of us – count me in – who aren’t at all sure of what God is like. It’s called Somethingism.


Religion Scholar Huston Smith at 93 — ‘Be Happy!’

huston smith and mary busby of Sagrada bookstore sing How Can I Keep From Singing? Photo by BF Newhall


Ninety-three-year-old Huston Smith rolled into the Sagrada bookstore in Oakland, California, in a push wheelchair the other day, ready to do what he does best – say something. At 93 and plagued as he is by hearing loss, weakened eyesight and debilitating osteoporosis, you’d think the popular author and religion scholar would be ready to take it easy. Not so. Read more.