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  • 365 Faith Communities
    365 Faith communities: religions, denominations, festivals, networks
    Life is amazing because we have been allowed to live in a world with variety. We wake up every morning and look out the window and our world appears differently. Some days are clear and the sky is light blue; other days are clear, but the sky is a...
  • Bonnaroo Thursday
    Bonnaroo 2015 Thursday recap: Temples, Houndmouth, Courtney Barnett
    Bonnaroo 2015 is officially underway as the festival kicked off its 14th edition on Thursday with a slate of rising stars and buzzworthy youngsters. As the evening progresses, the buzz, and the crowds, around the tents gets bigger as artists on...
  • Courtney Barnett
    Bonnaroo 2015 best picks: Thursday
    With over 100 bands playing on multiple stages, tents, and cafes, it's impossible to see every act playing at Bonnaroo 2015. With less than a week to go before Bonnaroo's June 11 start date, it's time to start nailing down those...
  • Traipsing through temples in Bangkok
    Traipsing through temples in Bangkok
    The sunset paints the sky in burnt orange and yellow illuminating the ancient Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) and red and blue longtail boats at the edge of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River—an ultimate sawasdee or Thai welcoming to any visitor....
  • Great things to do in Bangkok
    Great things to do in Bangkok
    There is no city quite like Bangkok. It is a great destination but also a connecting city to other destinations in Asia with wonderful things to see.The Temple of Dawn, Wat (Thai for temple) Arum is located on the “other side” of the...
  • Wat Chedi Luang (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
    Two must see temples of Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Once the capital of Thailand's Lanna Kingdom, Chiang Mai serves as a northern hub to many interested in it's vast cultural and natural offerings. Known for it's silk and hand woven textiles, this "Rose of the North" is a...
  • Austin Psych Fest 2014 logo
    5 must see acts at the 2014 Austin Psych Festival
    When Austin music festivals come up in conversation most folks want to talk about South by Southwest (SXSW) or Austin City Limits Music Festival and that is expected. But one of our favorite local music festivals is the internationally...
  • The Reclining Buddha Temple - Wat Pho - photo slideshow
    The Reclining Buddha Temple - Wat Pho - photo slideshow
    Wat Pho is also known as The Reclining Buddha Temple, and is one of the most popular temples to visit in Bangkok, Thailand. While there are many temples in Bangkok to visit, this is a "must see" temple. It's also one of the most...
  • High atop Acrocorinth
    Greece: Apollo, Aphrodite and Acrocorinth
    From 1994.The park bench was hard. Tossing and turning offered little relief or hope of achieving any level of comfort. The larky park gardener, by means of loud spritzes from the garden hose, the scraping of garden tools on cobblestone and the...
  • God and church buildings
    God and church buildings
    A story is making the circuit of a tour group being shown through St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. One tourist asked how much it cost and the astute priest tour guide responded that it cost most of northern Europe. He was referring to the...
  • The development of LDS Temple Worship
    New book reviews history of Mormon Temple worship
    The temple and its associated ordinances stand at the center of Latter-day Saint worship and theology. Yet an understanding of its origins and development are not well understood. Devery Anderson's The Development of LDS Temple Worship, 1846...
  • Jesus
    Temples in Kansas City
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) is building a temple in Kansas City and the projected date of completion is in 2012. The site for the temple is southwest of the intersection of I-435 and Shoal Creek Parkway. The Kansas...
  • Toshogu Shrine
    Nikko, Japan: Famous Landmarks Nestled in the Quiet of Nature
    Nikko is ideal for history and culture enthusiasts, as well as those who love the peaceful quietude of nature. In Nikko, the myths and history of ancient Japan come to life. The famous Shin-kyo Bridge, for instance, is said in legend to have been...
  • Fundraiser for Jewish Education
    Denver-based Mitzvah Riders™ rolls out national fundraiser for Jewish schools
    Mitzvah Riders™, a national program designed to help raise money for Jewish schools is being launched this week by Denver-based Tike Bikers, Inc.The concept behind Mitzvah Riders™ is that parents, grandparents and other family members...
  • Rome Italy Temple
    LDS Church breaks ground on Rome Italy Temple
    President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Thomas S. Monson, along with Church and local community leaders, participated in the traditional groundbreaking ceremony for the Rome Italy Temple 23 October 2010.President Monson...
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