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The Believers


American Salvation

The place of Christianity in public life
Albert J. Raboteau

Compassion Capital

Bush's faith-based initiative is bigger than you think
Lew Daly

Taking Faith Seriously

Contempt for religion costs Democrats more than votes
Mike Gecan

Losing Faith

The Democrats called, but they didn't call back
Ari Lipman

Christ's Militia

How evangelical Protestantism came to dominate American religion
Gary B. Nash


Essays

Robert Capa's Hope

Capturing the good fight
Susie Linfield

Creator and Destroyer

A rivalry to end the world
Vivian Gornick

Is Snow White?

And other questions about appearance and reality
Alex Byrne

Hizbullah's New Face

In search of a Muslim democracy
Helena Cobban

New Fiction Forum

Intramuros

Fiction
Lisa Chipongian

The Mark of Exlie

On writing The Cigar Roller
Pablo Medina

On Film

Redeeming Shylock

Michael Radford's The Merchant of Venice
Alan A. Stone

On Poetry

The Witness Takes a Stand

Remembering June Jordan
Adrienne Rich

Book of Storms

W.S. Graham's New Collected Poems
Brian Kim Stefans

A State of Emergency

Jorie Graham's Overlord
Calvin Bedient

Microreviews

Poems

The Premises of Grass

Eugene Ostashevsky

The Origin of the Specious

Eugene Ostashevsky

Pride

Sally Dawidoff

Underground Mausoleum

Kevin Prufer

RSVP

Debbie Kuan

The Ill-Tempered Clavier

Benjamin Paloff

Civic Pride

Sarah Manguso

Testament

Gustaf Sobin

from A Palace of Pearls

Jane Miller

Poet's Sampler: Dorothea Lasky

Introduced by Joshua Beckman


   



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