Tara Isabella Burton
author, journalist, theologian
Speaking & Reading
RELIGION and POLITICS
The Future of Christianity is Punk
"The Religious Hunger of the Radical Right,
" and more in
The New York Times
"What the Culture War Is Really About,"
"The Rise of Progressive Occultism"
The Neo-Paganism of Jordan Peterson
" as a contributing editor at
The American Interest
For Marianne Williamson and Donald Trump, religion is all about themselves
Our Civil Religion is Capitalism
" and more at
The Washington Post.
"What Does Dying (and Mourning) Look Like In A Secular Age
" and more
"Fear and Trembling in Las Vegas: The Street Preachers of Sin City
"There's No Sharp Distinction Between Cults and Regular Religion"
"Study Theology: Even if You Don't Believe in God"
TRAVEL and PLACE
"A Toast to Georgia"
"People-Watching in Paris"
Gently Down the Stream
National Geographic Traveler
"We are in Soviet Times Again"
"An American in Iran"
"Dancing to the Music of Time"
The Economist's 1843 Magazine
"Tbilisi: the Edge of the Real"
Winner of the
2012 Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize
"Italy's Most Beautifully Haunting City"
The Wall Street Journal
CULTURE and THE INTERNET
"Eat Me. Drink Me. Like Me: Is Love in the Attention Economy Unreal"
The New Atlantis
"Desperately Seeking Mothman"
The Hedgehog Review
"How Books Sap the Soul and Poison Readers with Ideas"
Cult of One?
The World of Yesterday"
The New Republic
"Keep Smiling: On Selfies and Dandies"
What's the Use: The Goncourt Brothers
The Paris Review Daily
"The Geography of Melancholy
The American Reader
"The Lost World of Stefan Zweig"
"The Rotted Heart of Sin",
Review of Books
SHORT FICTION and PERSONAL ESSAYS
I Have Seen the Future, Baby; It is Murder
There Are Things Nobody Can Tell You About How to Live
Here Comes Your Ghost Again"
in Vol. 1 Brooklyn
Dorian Gray is Having More Fun Than You"
"Children Will Listen"
"Things I Learned About Finance Bros by (Briefly) Dating a Finance Bro" a
The New Yorker's
"Methods of Divination"
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