On the Newsstand:Catholics

/ November 4, 2012 5:16 pm

Catholics in Politics

The Crimson took on Catholic voting patterns, but may have missed a thing or two.

/ June 27, 2012 1:19 am

A Stubborn “Fortnight for Freedom”

The Catholic Church charges into the political fray.

/ May 24, 2010 2:57 pm

Rejecting extremes

A global examination of church and state

/ April 2, 2010 8:19 am

Do Democrats Need to Get Religion?

Raul Carrillo has a column in today’s Crimson arguing that Democrats need to become better at the “politics of spirituality.” Such exhortations often contain an ambiguity, and Carillo’s is no exception. Is he criticizing liberals on substantive grounds, i.e. for their support for separation of church and state and their “neutral stance on issues of faith”? Or is he just ... Read More

/ April 29, 2009 5:37 am

Connecting Liberty and Equality

For an allegedly “grotesque” (but, thankfully, “innocuous”) confusion, Sam Barr’s equation of liberty and equally is pretty well-founded empirically. Think about the history of America. Think about the struggle to integrate non-land-owners, Catholics, Jews, women, blacks and now gays. Surely, as Sam notes, all this expanded both liberty and equality at once. One way to understand the relationship between liberty ... Read More

and / March 7, 2009 8:17 pm

A Detente in the Culture War

Social issues move off center stage At the 1992 Republican National Convention, conservative media personality Pat Buchanan fired the opening salvos of the ongoing national culture war, declaring, “There is a religious war going on in our country…it is a cultural war, as critical to the kind of nation we will one day be as was the Cold War itself.” ... Read More

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