'Under God'

Whether or not U.S. support for LGBT rights goes beyond the rhetorical, societies still viewing themselves as “under God” will bridle at this sudden turn about.

Letter from Rome

Francis's week: talking church reform with cardinals and peace with Vladimir Putin. And saints' bodies are en route to Rome. Is Francis reviving medieval devotions?

Letter from Rome

A preview of upcoming papal visits at home, abroad and with Italian protestants. And the press turns Francis's list of "attacks on life" into an abortion debate.

Old News: The World Is Not Christian

Unlike past Eurocentric taxonomies of world religions, the latest Norton anthology aims to let six major, living, international religions their own words.

Letters | Theists vs. Atheists

Readers continue to discuss the “kinder, gentler atheism” (or perhaps agnosticism) espoused by Michael Ruse in his book 'Atheism.'

Letter from Rome

Argentine Archbishop predicts "the people of God" will support Francis's changes long after he's dead—and traditionalists cry schism while non-Catholics convert.
Photo Credit: Lutheran Archdiocese of Sweden

Letter from Rome

Tight-lipped officials reveal details of Jubilee year. Serra's canonization is almost complete. And for the first time, a woman bishop visits the Apostolic Palace.

The Young T.E. Lawrence

The pro-British kings archeologist-turned-spy-turned-colonel T.E. Lawrence helped establish in Arabia, Iraq, and Transjordan made "Arab unity" a "madman's notion."

One Nation Under God

Original and convincing, Kruse claims that the association of patriotism with Christianity comes from a libertarian reaction in American business to the New Deal.

No Turning Back

Published posthumously, Margaret O'Gara's collection of essays introduces the ecumenical perspective to a general audience in vivid first person.

Latino Pentecostals in America

Gastón Espinosa traces the birth and phenomenal growth of the Latino Pentecostal movement, from Los Angeles, California to Anytown, U.S.A.

The Great Reformer

Through exposing Pope Francis's accomplishments, Ivereigh lovingly presents “the concrete Catholic thing” as something that has the power to create true solidarity.
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