Thinking Religion: It’s Always About Money and Power


Thomas and Sam attempt to bring some thoughtfulness to the discussion of religion again this week with a discussion of April Fool’s Day jokes, the Bible in Hollywood, Indiana’s new religious liberty law, tax exemption, and more about Finding Jesus.

This Week’s Topics

  • April Fool’s Jokes (about beards)
  • Religion and the public / private transcript in “The Crossroads of America”
  • Does reading the Bible help you understand Christianity more (or not)?
  • Should churches and religious organizations be tax exempt?
  • The threat of America’s Civil Religion
  • Finding Jesus: The True Cross review

Show Notes

Religion In the News

Religion In the Ancient World

Thought Piece

Showtime: 1 hour 15 minutes

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