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
Xmas

Christmas

Everything’s on Sale: Appropriations of Religion

A sighting of the unseen forces of religion at work during the holidays and what they tell us about this age

December 23, 2019
2GA

Great Awakening | Second Great Awakening | nones | Millennials

The Great American Slumber?

Are we experiencing the opposite of a “Great Awakening” in the U.S. today?

November 25, 2019
Amish

politics | democracy

Shunning Religion

Prof. William Schweiker reflects on recent attempts to politicize the Amish and the implications for religion in the U.S.

October 28, 2019
Trump

democracy | Donald Trump | religious ethics

Sharpiegate, or the Origins and Ends of Democracy

What does #Sharpiegate teach us about the place of religion in the future, or the end, of democracy?

September 23, 2019