What is Religious Appropriation and Why Does it Matter?
Accusations of cultural appropriation are increasingly common. But as a religious ethicist, I am not sure that is a good thing.
September 9, 2022
Pastors and Political Choice
“Your Rabbi? Probably a Democrat. Your Baptist Pastor? Probably a Republican. Your Priest? Who Knows.” This grabbing headline atop a recent New York Times story by Kevin Quealy promised a splashing wade into the controversial waters marked “politics ...
June 26, 2017
Religion, Class, and Denominationalism in the US -- Joerg Rieger
Ever since H. Richard Niebuhr’s book The Social Sources of Denominationalism (1929) there has been evidence that religious affiliation and class status are somehow connected. In statistics published in a 2006 sociology textbook, this impression i...