Experts Agree— “Spiritual But Not Religious” Is Extremely Important—Too Bad They Can’t Define It

Since I spend my summers near Minneapolis, I have become a part of a working group at my alma mater, the University of Minnesota, that is called the Religion and the Public University Collaborative (RPUC).  Tomorrow we will discuss research by sociologist Nancy Ammerman that led to her important book, Sacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes. Often … Continue reading Experts Agree— “Spiritual But Not Religious” Is Extremely Important—Too Bad They Can’t Define It

Injecting Bleach or Ingesting Beach—Inquiring Minds Want to Know

I’m writing this quick note after reading a New York Times piece and reader’s thread about Trump’s suggestion to combat coronavirus by “injecting” a form of bleach as a sort of "cleansing” (now walked back to supposedly being “sarcastic” which seems a little worse than sincerity). I noticed on cable TV as this story was … Continue reading Injecting Bleach or Ingesting Beach—Inquiring Minds Want to Know