Departments

Daily Articles

Host: David Crumm

Daily Articles features news and hundreds of author interviews, including Jimmy Carter, spiritual writer Barbara Brown Taylor, Sojourners founder Jim Wallis, Bible scholar N.T. Wright and Quaker writer Eileen Flanagan.


The OurValues Project

Host: Wayne Baker

The OurValues Project was founded by University of Michigan sociologist Dr. Wayne Baker and has grown into a nationally influential column promoting civil dialogue on difficult issues. In 2014, Read the Spririt released United America, in which Dr. Baker reports on the 10 core values shared by all Americans regardless of differences that divide us.


Religious Holidays & Festivals

Host: Stephanie Fenton

Religious Holidays & Festivals is unique in American journalism. Stephanie Fenton provides the nation’s only fully reported, daily coverage of holidays, festivals and milestones that shape life in spiritual communities worldwide.


We Are Caregivers

Host: Benjamin Pratt

We Are Caregivers is a place where caregivers share practical ideas and inspiration.


Go Beyond Treatment

Host: Heather Jose

Go Beyond Treatment is a program aimed to help thousands of cancer patients across the world thrive after life with cancer.


Friendship & Faith

Host: WISDOM

Friendship & Faith is both an online department and a widely read book. Produced by the cross-cultural WISDOM women’s network, this department and the associated book teach how to build deep friendships by encouraging people to cross lines of religion and other points of division.


Interfaith Peacemakers

Host: Daniel Buttry

Interfaith Peacemakers is inspired by a series of Dan’s books. In this department you will find inspiring profiles of heroic individuals who took risks to persue peace and justice through nonviolent means. Themes include activism, social justice, pacifism and more.


Feed the Spirit

Host: Bobbie Lewis

Hosted by food writer Bobbie Lewis, Feed the Spirit shares stories and recipes that connect foods with spiritual traditions.


Visual Parables

Host: Ed McNulty

In Visual Parables, Ed McNulty highlights connections between Christian faith and popular culture through his film reviews. Readers can also subscribe to his full monthly journals, which include reviews and news about new films, plus an array of study guides.