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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 . . .

There Is No End – by Ana Schwartz

There Is No End – by Ana Schwartz

Ana Schwartz August 10, 2016 0

Ana Schwartz responds to Ed Simon’s Apocalypse is the Mother of Beauty Wallace Stevens grants . . .

The Dictionary is Holy – By James Chapin

The Dictionary is Holy – By James Chapin

MRB July 20, 2016 1

The book lords over my living room. A shelf sags under its weight of ink . . .

For All That Is Good and Holy: Reclaiming Religion for the Black and Latinx Victims of the #PulseOrlando Massacre by Elizabeth Pérez

For All That Is Good and Holy: Reclaiming Religion for the Black and Latinx Victims of the #PulseOrlando Massacre by Elizabeth Pérez

Elizabeth Pérez June 24, 2016 0

What happened in Orlando was an act of desecration no less than terror. There has . . .

Apocalypse is the Mother of Beauty – By Ed Simon

Apocalypse is the Mother of Beauty – By Ed Simon

Ed Simon June 20, 2016 0

Consider, Boethius. He was a descendent of a noble Italian family, a beneficiary of a . . .