Duty! Thou Sublime and Mighty Name
In responding to duty, we testify to our worth and our dignity as free human beings.
June 28, 2022
Are Vaccine Exemptions Actually Religious?
Large-scale vaccine skepticism is a new phenomenon, but is it a religious phenomenon?
February 4, 2022
Midnight Mass and the Spectre of Terror
A generation has grown up under the shadow of post-9/11 preoccupation with Islam and Muslims: Midnight Mass presents something far more interesting
January 21, 2022
A Biblical Attack on the Capitol?
The alternative facts and faulty exegesis behind Evangelicals' "Biblical worldview."
January 14, 2021
When Christ and Trump are Kings
Twin chants at a recent Trump rally shed light on the religious right's push towards nationalism
December 3, 2020
Is Reconciliation Possible in our Religiously Polarized Moment?
History shows that the damage done by Christian Nationalism cannot be repaired from within a religious framework alone
November 19, 2020
The Problem with Calling Amy Coney Barrett Too Catholic
The tendentious historical origins of American Catholic Conservatism
October 29, 2020
Paula White and the Mainstreaming of American Pentecostalism
Trump's appointment of Paula White is an indicator of shifting lines within the Christian right
November 7, 2019
Is Trump an Outsider Candidate?
Editor's note. This is the second in a series of essays on the Trump phenomenon—or "Trumpism," if such a thing can be defined—and what it reveals about the relationship between religion and politics in America today. Be sure to check out the previous...