Jun 29, 2015
Conservatives say marriage equality and health-care laws threaten their religious freedom. Should they be exempt?
May 15, 2015
The tension between religiosity and secular government goes back to the nation’s founding.
The Christian Coalition has made a dangerous gamble by associating faith with the Republican Party. If God blesses us only as Republicans or Democrats, both politics and religion are in trouble.
Jun 29, 2016
The movement’s top leaders crown the foul-mouthed casino owner as their savior.
May 27, 2016
At a time when Muslim Americans are under fire on the campaign trail and around the country, a New York University imam has emerged as a national spokesman for a community he says is caught in an “echo chamber” of attacks and counterattacks.
May 12, 2016
The same racial, religious, and ethnic tensions that have long divided America are now unraveling Northern Europe’s bonds of solidarity.
Apr 15, 2016
A lay person’s primer on Catholic social teaching.
Apr 05, 2016
It makes no sense to portray Sanders as leading a charge against Israel.
Feb 26, 2016
Conservatives have challenged the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate on the grounds that it tramples on their religious liberty, but a leading law professor argues that the lawsuit would undermine freedom of worship in the long run.
Jan 21, 2016
Beyond the politics of resentment is the Calvinist notion that the frontrunner’s wealth marks him as God’s anointed.
Jan 06, 2016
The Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case not only puts public-sector unions in danger, it risks opening a new chapter in the war over religion in public schools.
Dec 25, 2015
Anger, not love, is the core of far-right candidates’ appeal this year.
Nov 12, 2015
Netanyahu's awful choice of PR chief reveals how nationalism feeds the conflict at Jerusalem's holiest spot.
Nov 04, 2015
In a ballot measure designed to overturn Houston's nondiscrimination ordinance, a cootie offensive prevailed.
Oct 01, 2015
There’s a price for treating religious groups as homogenous political blocs.
Sep 28, 2015
Why reproductive health is a social justice issue.
Sep 25, 2015
By turns subtle and blatant, the pontiff set heads spinning in his address to Congress.
Jul 15, 2015
Progressives are too easily taken in by talk of climate change and capitalism.