Embodied Religion: Reassessing the Role of the “Senses” in Religious Research
We often make the mistake of identifying religious vitality with assent to particular beliefs. In this process, we forget that intellectual assent to beliefs is merely one element of religious experience. I ...
Donald E. Miller
Nefesh: A Soulful Experiment in Jewish Revival
Nafesh has breathed new life into Jewish communal devotional practice at one of the most storied synagogues in Los Angeles. Watch here: Like many religions, Judaism faces a decline in participation in ...
Reimagining Religion: The 10 Qualities of Creative Communities
The following was edited from Brie Loskota’s opening remarks at Reimagining Religion: A Conversation about the Future of Religion, held at University of Southern California on February 9, 2017. We are in ...
The Kingdom of God and American Exceptionalism
Does America have a special God-given role in the world? In meetings with both evangelical and religiously unaffiliated young adults in Los Angeles, I have seen a shift in the understanding of ...