This week, Trent Gilliss asks how we might cover the papal process. And our capsule shares the many ways people are building the "beloved community" and how a rock band was inspired by a 20th-century Jewish philosopher. And we remember Rabbi David Hartman.
On Being Blog
Our interview with Natalie Batalha resulted in a wonderful set of time-shift tweets. We compile them for your pleasure.
Is Latin America the future of the Roman Catholic Church, or will the home to some of the most outstanding liberation theology thinkers be relegated to the sidelines when the next pope is chosen?
When what you see lures you to listen and read. These visual notes help you read on, listen closely, and see the big picture through Vincent Harding's eyes.
"Even if you like living alone, that doesn't always mean you want to be alone." ~Lisa Napoli
Each Friday night, the author and journalist opens her door and throws a "party" in her LA abode. Anybody can come and socialize. It's such a lovely idea and seems like a great way to build relationships and foster community in one's own way. Great idea!
From a spirited discussion on Paul Harvey and the American farmer to some out-of-this world photos to intriguing reads that will edify you and make you wonder why, our capsule of this week's best ideas and conversations.
Gone are the days, writes Harvard's Ousmane Kane, when Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa was considered more peaceful and different than in other parts of the world.
A community college professor responds to Seth Godin's story with his student's poetry.
A retired exec-turned-woodturner follows his compass to reveal the inner beauty of felled trees in massive, delicate works of art.
A testament to the power of religious language, Paul Harvey, and the dream of America presented through rural imagery?