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The Nuns Not on the Bus

Last April, the Vatican issued an 8-page document addressed to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the major association of American nuns. The “doctrinal assessment” …

By Mark Oppenheimer

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Jon Stewart, Religion Teacher Extraordinaire

As difficult as it is to find good writing about religion, it is harder still to find good television about religion. Most televangelists do not …

By Mark Oppenheimer

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.

By Max Perry Mueller

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What might Dietrich Bonhoeffer make of his “moment” in American politics?

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