This Could Be Axial Age 2.0

In which I explore the messy, often confusing status of religion and spirituality in the United States today

Joshua Tree, California. Credit: Alexandra Taggart (2013).

We first met the Golden Oracle in 2013. She had just finished a 90-day juice fast and looked, in the farmers’ market where we saw her, a little bit shaky, if also rather wild. Back then, her name was just Angela, a woman fairly recently…