Oct 27, 2020
Jeffry J. Kripal is a bit of an iconoclast when it comes to the study of religion.
He's more interested in anomalist phenomena -- the mystic, the psychic, the paranormal -- than he is in things like religious history or the philosophy of religion.
A professor and Associate Dean of Humanities at Rice University, Kripal...
Sep 25, 2020
Author Paul Corson had two out-of-body experiences that have shaped his view of the world.
Now 86, he's now on a mission to share what he's leaned.
His principal vehicle is his new book, Regaining Paradise: Forming a New Worldview, Knowing God and Journeying into Eternity, "a guided journey into...
Aug 21, 2020
Don't think of Sara Minkara as a blind person. Think of her as a person who is blind.
Social activist, speaker, and a winner of multiple awards, the founder of the advocacy organization Empowerment for Integration (ETI) has never let used her absence of vision of an excuse or crutch. The slew of honors she's achieved...
Aug 12, 2020
Author, activist and renegade economist John Perkins traces his journey from Peace Corps volunteer to co-founding the Pachamama Alliance, a non-profit devoted to establishing a world future generations will want to inherit.
Best known for his best-selling book, Confessions of an Economic Hitman, Perkins describes how...
Jun 8, 2020
Digital culture is transforming religious practice in multiple ways, says Texas A&M Professor of Communication Heidi A. Campbell.
"Scholars of religion are finding that people practice 'lived religion.' They may say, 'I'm Jewish' or 'I'm Christian," but they draw on multiple sources to define what they mean. Religion is...