Some links for the week ...
If you've never read the Bulletin of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion, I think you'll find it fascinating. There's an excellent piece on the late Walter Wink (whose work deeply influences my own) and there's a good review of Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road by Suzanne Ross (beginning on page 15). Available here:
I talked about my new book at State of Belief recently. A great conversation:
Did you see what happened to the son of the Westboro Baptist pastor? Fascinating story here: