Noah Millman

Posts tagged “religion”

This Thing Of Darkness I Acknowledge Mine

Meditations on a fallow season of repentance

Posted October 2nd, 2014

A Fast Not Chosen

Tonight begins the fast of Tisha B’Av, the ninth day of the month …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Muß Es Sein?

Jonathan Rauch: The problem is that what the social secessionists are asking …

Posted July 3rd, 2014

Is Religion Threatened By Pluralism?

Resistance to commitment threatens traditional religion much more than a multiplicity of ideas.

Posted April 20th, 2014

The Trial of God

Although I have fallen away from observance in many areas, Passover remains …

Posted April 20th, 2014

“We Will Do, And We Will Hear” And The Primacy Of Experience

Primal experience is possible within all ideological frameworks, secular and religious alike.

Posted March 5th, 2014

What Is A “Religious” Film Anyway?

Religion’s ostensible decline in Hollywood is a function of changes in economics and culture

Posted February 26th, 2014

Another Round On Atheism With Ross Douthat

Since Ross Douthat was so kind as to notice my complaint that …

Posted January 16th, 2014

Ross Douthat: Please Argue With Better Atheists

In search of a stronger opposition for God

Posted January 7th, 2014

Persuasion Versus Conversion

I want to jump off from something Rod Dreher said about how …

Posted October 17th, 2013

Religion Is Weird

Rod Dreher has a point, of course, that it’s appalling the degree …

Posted October 7th, 2013

Losing My Religion, And Missing It When It’s Gone

One of the other and somewhat unexpected stresses associated with shooting my …

Posted September 30th, 2013

Fighting Bigotry Without Political Correctness

Richard Dawkins doesn’t have a theory about the Islamic mind, he has self-flattering hunches—and so do his critics.

Posted August 13th, 2013

Living With Versus Thinking With

I was delighted by Robert Long’s recent post about John Dehlin, but …

Posted July 23rd, 2013

Under The Volcano

To balance out the topic of the last post, I thought I’d …

Posted May 14th, 2013

Does Metafiction Make For Better Stories?

I managed to miss Rod Dreher’s meditation on the movie, “Life of …

Posted February 26th, 2013

Cleaning The Filter

The meaning of a Yom Kippur’s “atonement for the altar.”

Posted September 25th, 2012