70 years ago Walter Plywaski fought for atheists’ right to become citizens – here’s why his story is worth remembering
(The Conversation) — Polish-born Holocaust survivor paved the way for atheists to refuse pledge to God in citizenship oath. But discrimination against nonreligious Americans remains.
The untidiness of Marie Kondo’s eclectic spirituality
(RNS) — Kondo describes aspects of her spiritual brand as inspired by Shinto, but the ideal KonMari lifestyle is presented as one in which we adopt and adapt whatever practices 'feel right.'
A modern heroine fights antisemitism
(RNS) — If I had posters of heroes and heroines on my wall, Deborah Lipstadt would be there.