Happiness
A Thousand Suns

Our new problems might require paying attention to old wisdom. A new documentary looks to indigenous leadership for answers—and throws our way of life into sharp relief.

Freeing the Spirit of Change

Ethical behavior and loving generosity are at the core of faith—so why is the world hurting? Rabbi Ted Falcon on why paying attention to our interconnection is the first step toward healing.

Moving Beyond Ego

Why do we prefer to talk about religion, fight over it, even kill for it—everything but live it?

Holy Week: A Journey Toward Community

The journey through Holy Week is a journey “out of Egypt,” because it frees us from the practices and stereotypes that keep us from moving toward a more positive future. But we are never completely free until we work together for loving community and just practices.

Ending the Trance, Answering the Call

Our task is to become conscious of the ways in which we believe ourselves limited by the current conditions of our lives. We are called to remember, and to open to greater purpose.

Head, Heart, and Hands: Breaking the Cycle of Religious Fear

The need to engage in interfaith dialogue has never been greater. By learning the foundations of each other's faiths, we can learn to respect and connect with one another so we may work together to build a better world.

Called Back to the Essentials

The Abrahamic faiths began when prophets called people back to the essentials: compassionate, caring community and the universal principles of love and service.

We Are All Connected

Electronic musician John Boswell's project The Symphony of Science sets scientific knowledge to music, exploring our relationship with one another and with the universe.

God Begins to Smile

Video: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, calling for a legally binding agreement on climate change, says the movement for climate justice in Copenhagen would cheer God up.

Charter for Compassion

Ecumenical author Karen Armstrong wished for a Charter for Compassion, a yardstick for global empathy crafted from the input of tens of thousands of religious and secular people all over the world. She says that a version of the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," is present in all major world religions.