Archives: May 2012

Review

What Psychology Teaches Us About Moral and Political Divides

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and ReligionBy Jonathan HaidtPantheon, 2012  Right after John Kerry’s devastating loss to George W. Bush …

By Jesse Singal

Report

The Lonely Life of American Atheists

There may be no “church” for the unbeliever, but there can at least be one big party. In late March, more than 10,000 people gathered …

By Alfredo Garcia

Review

Can Sex Sell Abstinence?

Making Chastity Sexy: The Rhetoric of Evangelical Abstinence Campaignsby Christine J. GardnerUniversity of California Press, 2011  When it comes to adolescent sexuality, more than the …

By Amy Frykholm

Essay

The Long Approach to the “Mormon Moment”

Unless you have been living in a cave or asleep for the last half year, you know that we are living in an era that …

By Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp

Essay

What Will François Hollande’s Election Mean for Muslims, Americans?

Yesterday (May 15), François Hollande was inaugurated as the 24th president of France. Just a year ago, his path to the presidency was considered a …

By Luc Chatel

Editor’s Note

At Liberty, the Specter of Mormonism’s Own Fight Over “Traditional Marriage” Looms

With his much-hyped Liberty University commencement address delivered this past Saturday morning, Mitt Romney performed a rare feat in American presidential politics. He lived up …

By Max Perry Mueller

Interview

Obama Backs Marriage Equality: A Christian Ethicist Responds

On Wednesday (May 9), President Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage in an interview with ABC News. He noted that he and the first …

By Tiffany Stanley

Essay, Profile

The Megachurch: Where Jerry Falwell’s Influence All Began

The Rev. Jerry Falwell’s name will always be linked with the Moral Majority, the organization he formed to galvanize conservative evangelicals into political action. Certainly, …

By Michael Sean Winters

The States Project

Texas: A Longhorn Remembers the Alamo

A Longhorn Remembers the Alamo.

By Thomas A. Tweed

Essay

Why is American Foreign Policy so Religious?

On September 11, with the nation stunned by surprise al Qaeda terrorist attacks, the president mounted the pulpit of the National Cathedral in Washington. From …

By Andrew Preston

States of the Union

Writers tell us stories about where they discovered religion and politics in their states.

Louisiana

A French Teacher Lives Among the Cajuns.

By Max Perry Mueller

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