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Tag: Religion

John Merrick

Pestilence and plague have often prompted waves of apocalyptic thinking, calling into question the steady march of progress in human history.

Cornel West, Panashe Chigumadzi

When Desmond Tutu reconciled African theology and Black theology.

Nancy MacLean

What can faith-based activism do for labor?

Samuel Moyn

On Larry Siedentrop's Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

Louise Melling

A sharp uptick in challenges to U.S. antidiscrimination laws threatens decades of progress in extending civil rights to all.

Faisal Devji

Far from a metaphysical battle between fanaticism and tolerance, the Rushdie affair exemplifies the marketization of hurt sentiments.

Rachel Fraser

Epiphanies can prompt us to view the world differently, a new book contends. But they are no substitute for ethical and political debate.

Michael Bronski
Challenges to Christian political control are often spun as being threats to child welfare. “Don’t Say Gay” laws are the latest in a long history dating back to medieval attacks on Jews.
Bethany Moreton
The mystical connection between white Southern nostalgia, the global family values movement, and Russia.
Jason Stanley
History has shown time and again that it is not possible to dehumanize an enemy while treating their cousins, aunts, and uncles with respect.