Cathleen Falsani

Cathleen Falsani is an award-winning religion journalist and author of several nonfiction books, including The God Factor: Inside the Spiritual Lives of Public People, Sin Boldly: A Field Guide for Grace,  and The Dude Abides: The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers. She is co-host of the new audio magazine/podcast The Shwell. Follow her on Twitter @GodGrrl.

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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."