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Black Churches Send “Souls to the Polls”

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – On Sunday afternoon, a local television reporter pushed her way through the crowd of voters toward Bishop Edward Robinson. She pleaded for …

By Jeff Brumley

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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

Essay

Post-Racial America? The Tangle of Race, Religion, and Citizenship

The election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States brought questions about race in America to the forefront of political and social …

By Judith Weisenfeld

Interview

Training the Next Generation of Interfaith Leaders: An Interview with Eboo Patel

Even over the phone, Eboo Patel projects a youthful energy. This may come from his many hours spent talking to college students at universities around …

By Kip Richardson

Review

To Be Straight, Thin, and “Healthy”

Seeking the Straight and Narrow: Weight Loss and Sexual Reorientation in Evangelical AmericaBy Lynne GerberUniversity of Chicago Press, 2011 Last month, California Governor Jerry Brown signed …

By Amy Frykholm

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Can Obama Win the Latino Protestant Vote?

After John Kerry’s loss to George W. Bush in 2004, I attended at a day-long seminar at the home of Arianna Huffington called “Rebranding the …

By Gastón Espinosa

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Pastor on Pulpit Freedom Sunday: “Why I Cannot Support Barack Obama for President”

It was raining, and chilly, when Hope Christian Church celebrated Pulpit Freedom Sunday this past weekend. Some 150 congregants gathered for the special 8 a.m. …

By Tiffany Stanley

Essay

What Does Shari’a Really Mean?

In August, Representative Joe Walsh spoke to constituents at a town hall meeting in Elk Grove, Illinois, about radical Islam, noting, “It’s in Addison. It’s …

By Krystina Friedlander

Review

Can Political Theology Save Secularism?

Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer’s Guide to the Uses of ReligionBy Alain de BottonPantheon Books, 2012. The Faith of the Faithless: Experiments in Political TheologyBy …

By David Sessions

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My Journey Toward the “New Evangelicalism”

If you’ve never changed your mind about something, you may be dead. Spiritually, intellectually, and even politically, if new facts and realities don’t ever prompt …

By Richard Cizik

States of the Union

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

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An Atheist Finds (Some) Reasons to Believe in Her Old Church.

By Sarah Stankorb

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