In the News: Reading & Resisting

A round-up of recent religion news. Continue Reading →

In the News: What Happened & What Now?

A round-up of recent religion news.
 
 
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Problems with The Problem with Islam: Approaching Religious Violence, Part II

Part two of a three-part series on religious violence by Suzanne Schneider. This month: Nothing is inherent. Continue Reading →

In the News: Elvis, Thoreau, Oprah, and more!

A round-up of the week’s religion news. Continue Reading →

God and Guns

Patrick Blanchfield tracks the long-standing entanglement of guns and religion in the United States. Part 1 of 2. Continue Reading →

In the News – Heathens, Hymns, and Holy Men

A round-up of the week’s religion news. Continue Reading →

Preaching Out of the Closet

Amy Levin: It’s barely been a day and President Barack Obama’s personal endorsement (belief? affirmation? slow and agonizing compromise?) of same-sex marriage in an interview with ABC’s Robin Robert’s has spread like wildfire across the news, blog, and twitter spheres. Obama’s comments came just a day after North Carolina passed a ban on same-sex marriage, becoming the 30th state to do so. Reaction to Obama has been divided to say the least. Some are excited, some are livid, and others are confused. Continue Reading →