Chicago: Cursed by the Conservative Cause

On Tuesday night the president tweeted this: “If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible ‘carnage’ going on, I will send in the Feds!” A typical conservative jibe against gun control measures is to mention the high... Read More

Divine Surveillance and the Megachurch State Messages of peace and tolerance have taken a backseat to a continuing message of solidarity with the military, consumerism, and conservative politicians

Megachurches have long been subjected to major moral inquiries, both from within the Christian community and outside of it. One of Jesus’s major principles was to shed oneself from all material wealth and to focus... Read More

Is Burning Man Becoming a Religion?

When Burning Man, the radical arts festival and temporary city erected in the Nevada desert each year, announced that the theme for 2017’s event was “Radical Ritual”—derived from religious symbologies worldwide—many regular attendees viewed this... Read More