Words, Stories and Sacred Texts--those three words or ideas capture the purposes of this site. On this site, Dr Long provides the longest list of useful English words on the Internet, along with scholarly or historical definitions of hundreds of them. He comments at length on influential or classic texts from a number of traditions around the world.
Since completing his Ph D in the History of Religions: Early Christianity (Brown, 1982) Dr Long has been a professor of religion and humanities, history and government, and a pastor. He also has a law degree, been a litigation attorney, law professor and legal consultant. He is an award-winning (read more. . .)