The Faitheism Project Podcast, Season 2, Episode 8: “Losing My Religion”

Maybe the best two songs (they’re the first two that race to mind) about how painful love can be are Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and REM’s “Losing My Religion”. What’s interesting is that both express the nothing-else-quite-like-it pain of romantic loss as a kind of religious experience. Leonard Cohen gives love the biblical potency to “cutContinue reading “The Faitheism Project Podcast, Season 2, Episode 8: “Losing My Religion””

The Faitheism Project Podcast Season 2, Episode 2: “Generation Z Calling”

This one’s special. As regular listeners and readers of this podcast and blog know, Randy and I began as social friends. Our sons went to the same elementary school here in LA. They played on the same sports teams (some of which I coached). Then middle and high school and college sent everyone in differentContinue reading “The Faitheism Project Podcast Season 2, Episode 2: “Generation Z Calling””

How A Devout Atheist & A Presbyterian Pastor Became Very Good Friends

From The Atheist’s Point Of View… You know what they say about oil and water not mixing. It’s true. Without a whole lot of chemical intervention, you cannot make oil and water mix. But, on closer inspection, you may realize that what you thought were oil and water are actually both variations on water orContinue reading “How A Devout Atheist & A Presbyterian Pastor Became Very Good Friends”