Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Religion & Politics Wins Enterprise Religion Report of the Year

At the annual Religion Newswriters Association awards in September, Religion & Politics and Managing Editor Tiffany Stanley took home first place for the Gerald A. Renner Enterprise Religion Report …

By The Editors

Editor’s Note

More than Faith: For Trayvon Martin, a Promise to Act

The sorrowful story of Trayvon Martin’s deadly encounter with the excitable George Zimmerman has mesmerized the nation anew with Zimmerman’s recent acquittal. Those who see …

By Marie Griffith

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Boston: A Runner’s Reflection

When called on to comfort and reassure communities stricken by tragedy—be it manmade or act of God—American politicians often turn to sports metaphors. The marathon …

By Max Perry Mueller

Editor’s Note

For Newtown, Condolences and a Plea for Action

Like countless others, those of us who work at R&P and the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics feel keen sorrow for the lives that …

By Marie Griffith

Editor’s Note

The Best of R&P’s Election Coverage

Did you miss any of R&P’s campaign coverage? To mark this November 6th, we bring you our favorite election-themed articles since our launch six months …

By The Editors

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What Can Jeremiah Wright and Joseph Smith Teach Us about the American Presidency?

Last Tuesday, Andrew Sullivan’s post at The Daily Beast highlighted what he believes to be the double standard the American media has applied to the racially charged …

By Max Perry Mueller

Editor’s Note

When Church and State Collide: The Supreme Court Goes to Mass

Any reader of U.S. history knows that religion and politics have mixed in a multitude of ways from the time of the nation’s founding. Motivated …

By Marie Griffith

Editor’s Note

A Status Update

Recently, Religion & Politics reached a milestone. Sometime after the start of the RNC in Tampa, and before the conclusion of the DNC in Charlotte, …

By Tiffany Stanley

Editor’s Note

What War on Religion?

In July of 1844, word reached New York that Joseph Smith Jr., founder of the LDS Church, had been murdered by a mob in Illinois. …

By Tiffany Stanley

Editor’s Note

What Can We Learn from UVA?

The forced resignation of University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan, announced June 10, did not go as planned. Pushed out by a faction of the …

By Marie Griffith

States of the Union

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

Maine

A Spiritual Frontier Opens for Business.

By Brook Wilensky-Lanford

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THE TABLE

A setting to debate the issues of the day.

Should we teach religion in public schools? And if so, how?

How Should We Teach the Bible in Public Schools?

By Mark A. Chancey

The Dangers of Religious Instruction in Public Schools

By Annie Laurie Gaylor

We Must Teach about Religion in High Schools

By Joseph Laycock

To Teach or Not to Teach?

By Cynthia N. Dunbar

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