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Love Lust And Laughter – 07.25.17

David Steinberg’s view of sex is who we are, how we live, and how we experience desire, joy and life. Dr. Diana and David discussed sexuality and politics. The “Summer of Love” 1967 was the touchstone. The 60s held a promise that love was coming to all of us. The decade of the 70s with attitudes that there were going …

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A KING FOR JESUS: WHAT THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT SEES IN TRUMP

What does the love of Jesus have to do with Trump? How to explain his overwhelming support from evangelical voters, who—for more than three decades—have formed the bastion of the Christian right? According to a Pew June 2016 survey 89% of evangelical voters wanted a President with strong religious beliefs. Trump cannot even pretend to qualify. A number of analysts, …

PREDICTING THE FUTURE OF RELIGION: A THOUGHT EXPERIMENT – Ed Simon

This week’s news from Pew on the decline of institutional Christianity, with its trove of data on the “unaffiliated” and the decline of the mainstream, has stolen the stage from last month’s release of Pew’s report on the Future of World Religions—a study that concluded that while atheists, agnostics and the unchurched are on the rise in the U.S. their numbers are projected to decline globally. …