Cathleen Falsani is a longtime religion journalist and author of six nonfiction books. You can follow her on Twitter @godgrrl and read more of her work via The Numinous World.

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Lord, Save Us From Your Followers: Neo-Apologetics and a Return to Civility

by Cathleen Falsani 02-10-2009

Chicago's own Dwight L. Moody, the great American evangelist of the 19th century, once said that of 100 people, one would read the Bible, and the other 99 would "read the Christian."

Jimmy Carter Interview: 'We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land'

by Cathleen Falsani 02-02-2009

Former President Jimmy Carter just published a new book about the ongoing violent unrest in the Middle East titled, We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work.

Obama's Inauguration Speech: Tough Love

by Cathleen Falsani 01-22-2009
President Obama's inaugural address might not have been one for the ages.

But it certainly was the right one for the moment.

Bishop Robinson's Lost Prayer at the Inaugural Kick-off

by Cathleen Falsani 01-21-2009

Sunday afternoon, I sat in front of the TV with a box of tissues and watched every second of the "We Are One" concert at the Lincoln Memorial live on HBO.

Look Who's Praying at the Inauguration

by Cathleen Falsani 01-16-2009
The first openly gay Episcopal bishop.

The first female president of the Disciples of Christ.

Slumdog Millionaire: In the Midst of Spiritual Winnowing, Love Wins

by Cathleen Falsani 01-09-2009

A few days ago, I had one of those conversations that seem to make the world spin slower, allowing me to see crystal clearly, if only for a moment.

Books for Reflection

by Cathleen Falsani 12-22-2008
My favorites from a year of reading:

Tutu on the Election's Dangerous Stereotypes

by Cathleen Falsani 10-29-2008

A few hours before the bodies of Jennifer Hudson's murdered mother and brother were discovered on Chicago's South Side last Friday, across town one of the world's greatest peacemakers began his remarks at the Hotel Intercontinental by addressing head-on the city's daunting problem with violent crime.

Make Culture, Not War

by Cathleen Falsani 10-14-2008

Not quite 200 years ago, the English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley said something that is perhaps more true today than when he first put it down on paper: "Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world."