Civil Liberties

Essay

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 …

By Judith McDaniel

Report

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 …

By Michael Schulson

Interview

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 …

By Vaughn A. Booker

Essay

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 …

By Jonathan L. Walton

Essay

There Has Never Been an America without Muslims

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 …

By Amir Hussain

Editor’s Note

Bearing Witness at the Women’s March on Washington

“I’m a WITNESS for JUSTICE!” read the front, and on the back, “¡Soy TESTIGO de la JUSTICIA!” This sign, held aloft by a group gathered …

By Marie Griffith

Report

Apocalypse Later: Millennial Evangelicals, Israel-Palestine, and the Kingdom of God

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 …

By Nick Shindo Street

Essay

Who Are You Calling an Anti-Semite? Jewish Debate in Trump’s America

In a Vanity Fair article about the “post-election freak-out” at Columbia Prep, the school Barron Trump will continue to attend after the inauguration, Emily Jane …

By Moshe Kornfeld

Essay

Tracking Hate: Islam and Race After the Presidential Election

On November 21, Maha Sayed, an attorney for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, called for an investigation into the actions of a kindergarten teacher in …

By Ilyse R. Morgenstein Fuerst

Interview

The Quest for Confident Pluralism: An Interview with John Inazu

This election exposed America’s fissures. It feels as if we are in the midst of a political and cultural civil war. We are still grappling …

By Gordon Haber

States of the Union

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

Ohio

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

By Sarah Stankorb

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