Archives: July 2012

The States Project

Massachusetts: A Teacher Strolls Along the Freedom Trail

A Teacher Strolls Along the Freedom Trail.

By Heather D. Curtis

Interview

See Me Naked: An Interview with Amy Frykholm

See Me Naked: Stories of Sexual Exile in American ChristianityBy Amy FrykholmBeacon Press, 2011 In her latest book, See Me Naked: Stories of Sexual Exile …

By Amy Benjamin

Review

The Art of Jon McNaughton, the Tea Party’s Painter

Editor’s Note: Utah-based artist Jon McNaughton has received a lot of attention from both the press and political pundits. Much of this attention has been …

By David Morgan

The States Project

Minnesota: A Professor Tells a Tale of Two Congressional Districts

A Professor Tells a Tale of Two Congressional Districts.

By Michael D. McNally

Essay

American Sisters Haven’t Strayed. The Vatican Has.

In April, the Vatican censured the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCRW), a body that represents more than 80 percent of American sisters. After a …

By Amy Koehlinger

The States Project

Rhode Island: A Resident Hears Dissent in Roger Williams’ State

A Resident Hears Dissent in Roger Williams’ State.

By Thomas A. Lewis

Essay

Imprisoned by Scientologists? Our Fascination with Captivity Narratives

Two weeks ago, after Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, a media frenzy ensued. The tabloid site TMZ alleged the divorce was not …

By Joseph Laycock

Excerpt

Paradise Lust: The Lawyer Who Found Eden along the Florida Panhandle

On Elvy Edison Callaway’s hand-drawn map of northwest Florida, the Jim Woodruff Dam over the Apalachicola River looks like the narrow wrist of a giant …

By Brook Wilensky-Lanford

Essay

What Happened to Romney’s “Evangelical Problem”?

For six years, reporters and commentators have told the American public that evangelicals don’t want to vote for Mitt Romney because he is a Mormon. …

By John-Charles Duffy

Essay

For American Muslims, Everything Did Not Change After 9/11

“Everything changed after 9/11.” This political mantra has become part of our national life. It is invoked to explain war-making in foreign lands, the creation …

By Edward E. Curtis IV

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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