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political partisanship | political parties | political religion

Party On, America?

The concept of loyalty offers hope for our democracy—but only a loyalty that transcends party spirit

November 23, 2020
soul of the nation campaign bus

political religion | 2020 Presidential Election | first amendment | freedom of expression

The Soul of the Nation?

A campaign slogan raises interesting questions about what, exactly, we're all fighting for

October 26, 2020
Shofar

repentance | political religion | conspiracy theories

On Zealous and Unrepentant Times

A Call to Self-Reflection amidst a Dangerous Devotion

September 28, 2020
Ozymandias

Confederate flag | racism | democracy | politics

Toppling History?

A reflection on the debate about Confederate monuments and the enduring truths that ought to guide us

July 15, 2020
In God We Trust

politics | Civil Religion

In What Do We Trust?

Reflecting on what holds us together as a society that embodies justice

June 22, 2020
liberty

politics | religious ethics

Liberty Divided

Exploring the battle over one of the nation's founding ideals

May 25, 2020
Pale Rider

apocalyptic theology | religious ethics | Coronavirus

Plagues and the Pale Rider: Our Present Apocalypse

How ancient religious themes can help us make sense of the global pandemic and its socioeconomic fallout

April 27, 2020
CV

Coronavirus | Myth | religious ethics

Pan-Nemesis: COVID-19 and Beyond

Do religious myths have anything to teach us during this present crisis?

March 23, 2020
coronavirus

South Korea

Infectious Religion

Religion and its surprising-but-not-unprecedented role in the spread of the coronavirus

February 24, 2020
Roberts

politics | Civil Religion

Who—or What—is Above the Law?

The presence and absence of religion in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump

January 23, 2020