Tag: Religion

A Boom Interview: Kevin Starr

Kevin Starr Editor’s note: Narrator of the desires that gave California rise and the experiences of countless Californians, Kevin Starr […]

Monumental Hydraulics: Diego Rivera’s Lerma Waterworks and the Water Temples of San Francisco

Rafael Tiffany Susan Moffat The water pouring readily out of our private faucets is a modern production that belies the […]

Greystone Chapel

by Jason Sexton Finding freedom inside Folsom Prison’s walls From Boom Summer 2016, Vol 6, No 2 Johnny Cash’s May 1968 album, At […]

Mapping the New Landscape of Religion

Block-by-block in a changing Los Angeles neighborhood.

Dancing with a Ghost

A Cambodian exorcism in Oakland, by Russell Jeung.

Take it Outside

Practicing religion in public, by Jennifer Scheper Hughes, James Kyung-Jin Lee, Amanda Lucia, and S. Romi Mukherjee.

Alien Apostles

When missionaries landed on native California, by Katie Dorame.

The Spirit of the Dream Dance

Watching my traditions change, by Greg Sarris.

How Berkeley Made the Old Testament New

Liberating a new translator of the Hebrew Bible, by Robert Alter.

Four Prophets

What the Free Speech Movement, Jesus Freaks, Esalen, and Goddess worship have in common, by Philip Clayton.