Archives: August 2013

Essay

“I Have a Dream”: The 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s Famous Speech

The Lincoln Memorial may be the most iconic place in the United States. Americans go there alone or with friends and family members to remember …

By Stephen Prothero

Essay

Remembering Robert Bellah

Where do we come from and go to? What are we here for? No one wrestled and played more deeply with these questions than did …

By Steven M. Tipton

Report

The New Jim Crow: Churches Respond to Mass Incarceration

A t 5 p.m. on a Sunday in April, the air crisp and cool, community members began congregating in an open plaza outside the public library …

By Alfredo Garcia

Profile

Bill Cain: A Jesuit Playwright Explores War and Redemption

In April 2010, Father Robert Ver Eecke welcomed fellow Jesuit priest and playwright Bill Cain to a public forum at Boston College (BC). Modeled on …

By Robert Israel

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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