In 2012, Barack Obama’s campaign is once again filled with efforts to make American electoral politics a matter of religion. Jill Stein and Rocky Anderson are almost completely leaving religion out of their presidential campaigns.
Judging by global search trends, the Occupy Movement is not bigger than Jesus, but for a time it was bigger than Lady Gaga: But in the news Occupy was definitely bigger than Jesus this summer and fall, at least until Jesus’ birthday came around: Looking
When it’s time to pass the collection plate, spirituality suddenly doesn’t mind materialism so much. The spiritual organizations, too, will perish if all they get from their members is a smile and the repetition of a careworn story about a baby born in a barn.