Clark Strand

Stories by Clark Strand

Rejoice! The good green news is born

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” is the familiar refrain of Christians who fear the secularization of the holy day celebrating the … Continued

Nothing is special, everything is blessed

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

A prayer for a social revolution

Delaware GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell told the Christian Broadcasting Network last week that that she believes it was God … Continued

Why the God I pray to gets me rounded up with the atheists

In a Pew Forum survey released Tuesday, atheists and agnostic surpass all other groups in their knowledge of religion. How … Continued

God, Gravity, and the New Green Gospel

Last week, when physicist Stephen Hawking flung his gauntlet at the feet of the creator God in a press release … Continued

The Aim of the Spiritual Journey Is To Survive!

The 18th century Hasidic mystic Rebbe Nachman of Breslov once said to his disciples: “Behold! I am taking you on … Continued

You Can Have Your Communion Wafer…And Eat It, Too!

Can you be spiritual without being religious? We know the opposite is true: that you can be religious without being … Continued

A mosque at the heart of America

The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque planned for construction near Ground … Continued

What Does the Name “Terrorist” Tell Us About Ourselves?

What should we call terrorists, some of whom claim to be motivated by their religion? Can one be an Islamic … Continued

Can you be a Buddhist in America?

Last Saturday I spent the day helping the daughter of my friend, the late Harvey Mark Rogosin, go through his … Continued

Tiger’s Buddhism

By Clark Strandauthor, former Buddhist monk In his televised mea culpa to his fans and family today, golf superstar Tiger … Continued

A Golden Rule for God’s Green Earth

By Clark Strandfounder, The Golden Rule (“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”) is the … Continued

i-Religion: Spirituality as Playlist

By Clark Strand This spring brought another spate of media outbursts, articles, and national studies announcing that the unaffiliated–those claiming … Continued