The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political CartoonsBy Fiona Deans HalloranUniversity of North Carolina Press, 2012 For those of us who work on American religion …

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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 …

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Meet Derrick Harkins, the Pastor Behind the Democratic Party’s Faith Outreach

CHARLOTTE — “Faith is an integral part of the Democratic Party,” the Reverend Derrick Harkins proclaimed Wednesday as he kicked off a panel on religion …

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States of the Union

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


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