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Articles by Alfredo Garcia


The Dangerous Faith of a Notorious Drug Lord

  Nothing and no one will make me change: not even the lies or the rumors that are said against me. I have decided to …

By Alfredo Garcia


Pope Francis Causes Division Among Cubans in Miami

Hours after the news broke in December that the United States and Cuba were reinstating diplomatic relations, I arrived at a Catholic Church in one …

By Alfredo Garcia


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


Red State Religion: An Interview with Robert Wuthnow

Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America’s Heartlandby Robert WuthnowPrinceton University Press, 2012 Robert Wuthnow is the Gerhard R. Andlinger ’52 Professor of Sociology …

By Alfredo Garcia


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

States of the Union

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


A French Teacher Lives Among the Cajuns.

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