Indigenous Religions


Native Americans Protect America

Published on October 5th, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

A month ago, President Barack Obama ended a decades long fight over the name of a mountain in Alaska. He sided with Native Alaskans and declared that Mount McKinley will now be called by its original name: [&hellip... Read More



Why Nature Makes Us Feel Better

Published on October 1st, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

When J. Phoenix Smith lost her job, she became aimless. Her aimlessness, turned into stress, which turned into depression. Like many people who are dealing with difficult times and emotional trauma the options were few: prescription [&hellip... Read More



New Climate Change Predictions Thanks to Pope Francis

Published on September 29th, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

There’s no question Pope Francis had a profound influence on Americans when he visited the United States for the first time last week. But the biggest blessing I think he brought to the country was a new set [&hellip... Read More



Pope Francis Builds Bridge Between Economy and Environment

Published on September 24th, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

View image | Today Pope Francis addressed Congress. Members, both Republicans and Democrats, smiled, cried, applauded, and cheered. As I watched the live broadcast and saw some of the nation’s most powerful leaders hanging intently on the broken [&hellip... Read More



This Year’s Yom Kippur Services Influenced by Pope

Published on September 23rd, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

Today, Jews around the world will celebrate Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day of the year in Judaism. For millenia, Jews have marked the occasion by fasting, attending services, and refraining from certain [&hellip... Read More



Evangelicals for Donald Trump Lost Their Values Long Ago

Published on September 22nd, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

Last week Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest Protestant denomination, asked New York Times‘ readers an important question: have evangelicals who support Trump lost [&hellip... Read More

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