The Atlantic's "The Consumerist Church of Fitness Classes"
Gyms provide ritual and community, serving as a sort of religion. They also promote values American culture already worships—capitalism and overwork. Read here.
What a 500-year-old movement can teach us about reforming capitalism.
"In 1517, when Martin Luther, a lowly priest from a backwater corner of what is now Germany, posted his 95 theses on the doors of the Castle Church of Wittenberg, he did not plan to take down the Catholic Church, the most powerful institution of his age..." Read here.
Religious institutions as conveners: A small rural church is bringing together people affected by the opioid epidemic
Read about what happens when this church listens and responds to the needs of its congregants. Read here.