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The Sanctuary Movement, Then and Now

It seems as though the word “sanctuary” has been used more in the last two months than in the more than two decades since the …

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How an Orthodox Rabbi Became an Unlikely Ally of the Christian Right

“We are in a third world war,” said Shlomo Riskin, slamming his fist on the table. We were sitting in a windowless room in the …

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Religious Movements of the Great Migration: An Interview with Judith Weisenfeld

The Great Migration of the 1920s and 1930s, when people of African descent moved from the American South and the Caribbean into cities of the …

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The Complicated Legacy of Bishop Eddie Long

The evangelical world lost a controversial megastar last month. During the two decades of the 1990s and 2000s, few megachurch pastors were as influential as Bishop …

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Betsy DeVos’ nomination as Secretary of Education has prompted intense scrutiny. That is right and fitting, given her lack of both experience and expertise. But …

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There has never been an America without Muslims. But the long history of Muslims in America has been overlooked, forgotten, and purposely dismissed in our …

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Donald Trump and Militant Evangelical Masculinity

As Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office, many white evangelicals will be celebrating. Yet the fact that “family values” conservatives continue to …

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A Note of Discord? The Mormon Tabernacle Choir at Trump’s Inauguration

As Ronald Reagan looked on, a float bearing the Mormon Tabernacle Choir crawled down the streets of Washington, D.C., as part of the Gipper’s inauguration …

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White evangelical Christians voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump in the recent presidential election, reaffirming the apparently unbreakable bond that has united conservative Christians and the …

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Christmas and Hanukkah, Together Again

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