Jun 29, 2015
Conservatives say marriage equality and health-care laws threaten their religious freedom. Should they be exempt?
May 15, 2015
The tension between religiosity and secular government goes back to the nation’s founding.
The Christian Coalition has made a dangerous gamble by associating faith with the Republican Party. If God blesses us only as Republicans or Democrats, both politics and religion are in trouble.
Dec 24, 2016
Pope Francis has outraged conservatives and liberals alike in the Catholic hierarchy, but his populist message is in step with his politically turbulent times.
Nov 18, 2016
A frightening array of Islamophobes, xenophobes, homophobes, racists, and misogynists is assembling around President-elect Trump, normalizing the language and actions of hatred.
Oct 14, 2016
Better known for their high-dollar political spending, the billionaire Koch brothers have also poured millions into Catholic University’s business school to promote a free-market orthodoxy sharply at odds with the teachings of Pope Francis.
Oct 12, 2016
The Republican nominee simply exposes the movement’s true aim: preservation of white patriarchy.
Sep 01, 2016
Issues of religion, gender, and mistrust could further complicate efforts to return former fighters to their communities.
Aug 31, 2016
The Burkini fuss isn't just an embarrassment for France. Diversity is under attack across the West.
Aug 22, 2016
A conversation with the architect of “Moral Mondays” on the struggle for voting rights, Fight for 15, and building toward a third Reconstruction.
Aug 10, 2016
Two months after the Pulse nightclub shooting, the two Republicans plan to address some of the country’s most notorious religious conservatives.
Jul 08, 2016
How the GOP enables the rise of dog-whistle anti-Semitism
Jun 29, 2016
The movement’s top leaders crown the foul-mouthed casino owner as their savior.
May 27, 2016
At a time when Muslim Americans are under fire on the campaign trail and around the country, a New York University imam has emerged as a national spokesman for a community he says is caught in an “echo chamber” of attacks and counterattacks.
May 12, 2016
The same racial, religious, and ethnic tensions that have long divided America are now unraveling Northern Europe’s bonds of solidarity.
Apr 15, 2016
A lay person’s primer on Catholic social teaching.
Apr 05, 2016
It makes no sense to portray Sanders as leading a charge against Israel.
Feb 26, 2016
Conservatives have challenged the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate on the grounds that it tramples on their religious liberty, but a leading law professor argues that the lawsuit would undermine freedom of worship in the long run.