On the Newsstand:Faith

/ May 7, 2012 4:40 pm

New Atheism: Missing the Point

There are difficult and complex parts of the human experience that neither science nor even the most basic comforts can address.

/ June 7, 2010 12:10 pm

Secularism vs. Sharia

The threat of Islamism in Turkey is overblown

and / May 19, 2010 7:28 pm

The New Moral Majority?

Young evangelicals shift left, change focus.

/ May 17, 2010 11:58 pm

Who Gets to Give Aid?

American faith-based organizations and the politics of belief

/ May 17, 2010 11:57 pm

Religion in America?

America has long had a complex, almost schizophrenic attitude towards religion.

/ May 17, 2010 7:26 pm

The Colors of Islam

Muslims in America remain separated by race.

and / May 17, 2010 7:24 pm

The American Way of Faith

Compromise, innovation, and tradition define American religion.

/ May 16, 2010 12:07 am

Representation on the Court

[The Supreme Court's] purpose is not to uphold the interests of individuals (at least not directly), but to faithfully interpret the Constitution.

/ May 11, 2010 5:49 pm

When Science Meets State

Who should decide on the future of stem cell research?

/ May 11, 2010 5:49 pm

Is Godless Great?

A new heyday for American secularism

/ April 19, 2010 7:40 pm

Ousted for Being Gay?

Such a headline is perhaps not so surprising coming from elements of the Republican Party’s religious right, see Larry Craig. The uneasy balance of openly and forcefully opposing gay marriage while still attempting to be accepting of gay Republicans like the Log Cabin Republicans has made it difficult for many leaders. The fact remains that being exposed as a gay ... Read More

/ April 17, 2010 2:41 pm

Of Burqas and Rosaries

The EU’s Islamic Identity Crisis

/ April 16, 2010 10:45 am

Half the Sky

Last week was slavery week on the HPRgument (apparently!). We talked about “intern slavery,” twice, and then American slavery. But what about today? Slavery of course is still a very real problem; in absolute terms, by every estimate, there are more slaves today than there ever were in history, and the trade of human lives is more active and more hazardous ... Read More

/ 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

/ March 24, 2010 9:01 pm

“Africa: Why Do We Care?”

I would like to think that the Committee on African Studies’ decision to hold a panel event entitled “Africa in the Media” together with the Department of African and African American Studies just two weeks after I finished writing an article about the same subject (you can read it here) is more than mere coincidence. Of course I’m biased, but ... Read More

custom writing