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On Books and Earthquakes – By Carla Baricz

On Books and Earthquakes – By Carla Baricz

Carla Baricz February 16, 2017 1

The Long Read – Carla Baricz reflects on an Eastern European family affair with books . . .

An America Without Borders – by Samuel Loncar

An America Without Borders – by Samuel Loncar

Samuel Loncar February 3, 2017 0

The Editor reflects on the meaning of America What defines us is not our leaders . . .

Why The Election Of Trump Matters for Michelle Shirley – by Nikia Smith Robert

Why The Election Of Trump Matters for Michelle Shirley – by Nikia Smith Robert

Nikia Smith Robert December 7, 2016 0

It could have been any one of us in that car on a fall day . . .

A Requiem for Leonard Cohen – by Elliot R. Wolfson

A Requiem for Leonard Cohen – by Elliot R. Wolfson

Elliot Wolfson November 18, 2016 0

Elliot R. Wolfson says adieu to the master of erotic despair And Jesus was a . . .

Religion, Conservatism, and American Public Life: 2016 – by Benjamin Rolsky

Religion, Conservatism, and American Public Life: 2016 – by Benjamin Rolsky

Charles Halton November 4, 2016 0

Is Trump Archie Bunker? With less than a week before the election, political pundits and . . .

Subtle Censorship? – by Nausikaä El-Mecky

Subtle Censorship? – by Nausikaä El-Mecky

Nausikaä El-Mecky October 26, 2016 0

Nausikaä El-Mecky on the censorship of art and a scandal in Slovakia It’s not so easy . . .

Science vs. Religion and Other Modern Myths – by Samuel Loncar

Science vs. Religion and Other Modern Myths – by Samuel Loncar

Samuel Loncar October 7, 2016 0

On Peter Harrison’s The Territories of Science and Religion, and Jerry Coyne’s Faith versus Fact: . . .

Utmost Malice of Their Stars: The 350th Anniversary of Annus Apocalypses — by Ed Simon

Utmost Malice of Their Stars: The 350th Anniversary of Annus Apocalypses — by Ed Simon

Ed Simon September 15, 2016 0

Is 2016 an apocalyptic year? And two dire Comets, which have scourg’d the Town In . . .

The Literary Politics of the Christian Left – by Christopher Douglas

The Literary Politics of the Christian Left – by Christopher Douglas

Christopher Douglas August 29, 2016 0

If we want to think about the literary politics of American religion, we might imagine . . .

In Defense of Hope – by Kelly J. Baker

In Defense of Hope – by Kelly J. Baker

Kelly J. Baker August 16, 2016 0

Kelly J. Baker reflects on Rebecca Solnit’s refusal to let despair win. 2016 has been . . .