Jessica Flanigan (Richmond): Charisma and Moral Reasoning. Paul Cliteur (Leiden): The Rudi Carrell Affair and its Significance for the Tension between Theoterrorism and Religious Satire. Lisa Elkins Goodman on the Jesus Mystery: Was the “original” Jesus a pagan god? P. Sufenas Virius Lupus on why he is an Antinoan Celtic Syncretistic Polytheistic Pagan. Is yoga a religion? Evangelical Christians in California tried to ban yoga in schools, so where is the line between the body and the soul? For seekers of all kinds on the Upper East Side, Logos is also a cozy bookshop with a lumpy recliner and a black cat named Boo Boo. Are Christian/religious people poor tippers? If a slain Muslim war hero had expressed the same views about other religions as Chris Kyle did, a profile of him would have called him an Islamist. How do religions manage to change their mind? Neuroscientist Kathleen Taylor says religious fundamentalism could be treated as a mental illness.

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