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The Religious Roots of the Wilderness Act

When Howard Zahniser was drafting the Wilderness Act—which marks its 50th anniversary today—he confided to a colleague that he wished he were writing poetry instead. …

By Michael Schulson

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To Teach or Not to Teach?

The question of whether religion should be taught in public schools has been debated at length. In theory, since the Supreme Court explained that we …

By Cynthia N. Dunbar