Liberal Protestants and the Polarization of the U.S.
An excerpt from the new book, “Before the Religious Right: Liberal Protestants, Human Rights, and the Polarization of the United States.”By Gene Zubovich
The Supreme Court and the Strange Politics of the “Sincere Believer”
A recent case of a death-row inmate raises a host of issues, from the theological to the procedural.By Charles McCrary
The Constitutional Roots of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Public Faith
“My life,” she said, “has been blessed beyond measure, and I do know that one can only come this far by faith.”By Justin Collings and Hal Boyd
Zelensky Is a Jewish Hero. Some Jews Worry the Acclaim Won’t Last.
Ukraine’s history is rife with antisemitism, only made worse by conflict.By Jane Eisner
What Do the Nation of Islam and Marjorie Taylor Greene Have in Common?
Religious motivation and political opportunism can create strange bedfellows.By Joseph Stuart
What Does the Russian Invasion Mean for Religious Minorities in Ukraine?
As the long shadow of Russia falls on Ukraine, religious minorities are among those who are most at risk.By Anna Piela
Hijacking History: Why What We Teach Matters
In her new book, Kathleen Wellman argues that the Christian Right has been working to revise American history in ideological fashion for decades.By Eric C. Miller
States of Disbelief: Non-Believers Wrestle with Life After Religion
In a secularizing America, nascent non-believers wrestle with life after religion, with science as a candle in the chaos.By Elijah Hurwitz
What Does It Mean to Say Jesus Was a Refugee?
Something has changed to make this message both widely popular and newly enraging.By Shira Telushkin
How Pat Robertson Changed Television and American Politics
Examining the television host’s legacy as he retires from “The 700 Club”By Miguel Petrosky