Matthew Fox has been published in a wide range of periodicals and websites: Progressing Spirit, Tikkun, Progressive Christianity, and Huffington Post, among others. This is a small sampling of his articles; more are being gathered:


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Two Bible Stories for Our Endangered Times

Moral Issues and Ethics

Democracy in Chains and a New Religion of True Believers (Part II)  

A Sobering Tale of the Demise of American Democracy (Part I) 

Deep Ecumenism vs. Biblical Terror Texts 

Naomi Klein & Scott Russell Sanders: Birds of a Feather, Two North American Prophets In Search of Wisdom and Right Action

Earth, Air, Fire, Water in Struggle with the Evils of our Times

Some Thoughts on Priesthood in Our Post-modern Times

Time for a New Spiritual (not Religious) Order?

Earth Day 2017: The Return of Healthy Religion?

Reflections on my Interactions with Bishop Spong

A New Christianity, a New Prayer Bishop Spong Style

Responding to Bishop Spong’s 12 Principles and the Future of Religion

Matthew Fox also writes a regular Q&A column in Progressing Spirit; here are some recent topics he has addressed. Find the ongoing list here.

What do you mean when you speak about idolatry among Christians?

If you do not favor conversion activity, how do you interpret the Great Commission?

You are a theologian, and more precisely a scholar of spirituality who has reintroduced to Western audiences the ...

I am interested in spirituality but not in religion but isn’t spirituality the same as religion?

How can the clergy educate its members into contemporary theology and attract back the church alumni without alienating the aging conservatives that finance the local church?

I want you to clarify for me certain issues that seem to me to impact our common existence. Are you in support of gay marriages and abortions? ...

I wonder if fiddling around on the periphery on the issues
of gay and lesbian rights can ever yield what the Church
lacks: a compelling vision which, ...

Has the latest telescopic view of the universe (universes?) had any effect on liberal thinking concepts of a creator, intelligent design OR ESPECIALLY on the capability of ...

I have been on a journey much like John Spong’s for almost 67 years. I have followed his work over the years with interest and used to ...

I want to ask you, what do you believe will happen in the afterlife? Are we as the human race going to be okay? Should I worry ...


A Review of Steve Herrmann's Emily Dickinson: A Medicine Woman For Our Times

Love is Stronger than Stewardship: A Cosmic Christ Path to Planetary Survival  (subscription required)

Names of God 

The Emerging Truth About Junipero Serra and the California Missions

Stop the Canonization of Friar Serra, Patron Saint of Colonizers and Racists

Pope Francis' Encyclical and the Coming of Age of Creation Spirituality

Red Flags Round Pope Francis

A Religion of Compassion: A Letter to Pope Francis

How the Papal Conclave Could Renew Religion: My Two Votes for Pope  

Moving Beyond a Cross Fetish: The Empty Tomb and Creation Spirituality  

Ecstatic Origins of the Western Soul 

Cosmic Wonder, Human Opportunity   


Some Lessons Learned from Employing the “S” Word (companion piece to "The One Sure Way..." - link below)

The ONE Sure Way to Stop Future School Killing Atrocities... 

Stations of the Cosmic Christ

Responding to Bishop Spong's 12 Principles and the Future of Religion

Repent or Perish and the Parable of the Barren Fig Tree

Human Sexuality

Toward a More than Literal and More than Rational and More than Capitalist Christmas!

Education in Crisis: Thoughts on Campus Uprisings at Mizzou, Yale, and Beyond

Matthew Fox also responds to readers' questions in a bimonthly Q&A column:


See Matthew Fox's blog page on Huffington Post here.

White Nationalism and Its Enablers 

Leonard Cohen: A Thank You to a Spiritual Giant

A (Spiritual) Revolution on the Way? 

Tom Hayden, A Warrior For Justice: Rest In Peace 

Unarmed Water Protectors Stand Bravely Against Big Oil’s Illegal Advance 

Fox News Hypocrisy and the Departure of Serial Sexist Ailes 

The Real Winner at the Republican National Convention--The Reptilian Brain 

Some Challenges Born Of The Orlando Massacre, Including A Challenge To Silicon Valley 

Daniel Berrigan's Passing and Witness 

Some Thoughts on the Passing of a Prince 

Cardinal Bertone's Sins Against Children 

Honoring the Legacy of Sister Dorothy Stang, Martyr and Eco-Warrior 

Pope Francis Speaks Up for the Earth and Indigenous Peoples So How Can He Canonize Serra? 

A Patron Saint for Colonizers and Racists? 

How the Papal Conclave Could Renew Religion: My Two Votes for Pope  

The Irish Vote -- a New Pentecost for the Church? 

Men Behaving Badly 

Pope Francis: Man of the Year and a Sign of Some Hope 

Occupy Is Not Dead: A New Call for an Engaged Spirituality  

The Dark Legacy of Pope Benedict XVI 

Celebrating Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church, Herald of the Divine Feminine  

Cordileone’s Installation: An Ominous Day for San Francisco 

Becoming Christian Mystics Again   


Climate Change, Laudato Si', Creation Spirituality, and the Nobility of the Scientist's Vocation (part of compilation "Living with the Wicked Problem of Climate Change" in Zygon Journal of Religion and Science - purchase instant access on bottom of sidebar here)

Pope Francis' Encyclical on Ecology and the Coming of Age of Creation Spirituality (exclusive to

Hope and Despair in the Time of Trump (exclusive to

Meister Eckhart on Mindful Meditation (published in Unity)

Some Thoughts On Priesthood in Our Post-Modern Times (published in A New Christianity for a New World; subscription required)

Ernest Holmes as a Creation Sprituality Mystic  (delivered as a sermon April 2, 2017)