I’m a regular listener to the podcast of This American Life, from WBEZ in Chicago. Last week’s episode, “Life After Death” (episode 359) was a repeat of a 2008 episode I missed, and I can’t stop thinking about the opening interview Ira Glass used to introduce the show — which was about stories of people…

Today the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released the results of a new “religious knowledge” survey that came to a discouraging — but not unexpected — result. It discovered that, on average, atheists and agnostics are more knowledgeable about religion than believers. Participants in the survey (which controlled for differing levels of education)…

There are only four days left in our 30 bloggers, 30 days, $30,000 campaign to raise money for Charity:Water. Many of you have donated, for which I’m very grateful. But so far we’ve raised less than $10,000. I think we can do better than that. So I’m starting this week with an auction. On eBay,…

Here’s why I like Chad Gibbs: 1. The banner on every page of his website features a close-up of Tim Tebow’s eyeblack, on which someone, presumably Chad Gibbs, has written “Chad Gibbs.” 2. The background on his Twitter page is one of the most memorable designs I’ve ever seen. 3. He is funny. See #1…

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Jason Boyett

Jason Boyett is a writer, speaker, and the author of several books, including O Me of Little Faith (Zondervan), and the Pocket Guide series (Jossey-Bass). His work has appeared in Salon, Paste, The Daily Beast, Relevant, and a variety of other publications. He has also appeared on the History Channel and National Geographic Channel. Jason lives in Texas with his wife and two kids. Follow him at twitter and jasonboyett.com.

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