Daniel Larison

Posts in category “religion”

Feast of the Dormition

  The grave and death could not hold the Theotokos, who is …

Posted August 27th, 2013

St. Catherine’s Monastery

Ladan Cher visits St. Catherine’s Monastery at Mt. Sinai and talks about …

Posted July 23rd, 2013

To Thee, The Champion Leader

Today is the fountainhead of our salvation and the manifestation of the …

Posted April 7th, 2013

Ideologues Don’t Want to Invite Their Own Destruction

Jonathan Levine’s assessment of the “crisis of realism” goes awry with this …

Posted April 5th, 2013

David Brooks and the Donatists

David Brooks talks about Donatists: The problem with the Donatists, Augustine argued, …

Posted March 14th, 2013

A Prayer for the Innocents

Metropolitan Hilarion ordered the following prayer to be read during the Augmented …

Posted December 16th, 2012

Romney-Ryan and Religious Conservatives

Dan McCarthy wonders if Romney-Ryan will be able to mobilize social and …

Posted August 12th, 2012

Rick Warren and the “Finer Points of Christology”

Mike Lofgren’s assessment of the role of religion in American politics is …

Posted August 5th, 2012

Theological Confusion

Rod cites an op-ed by David Mason, a Mormon who insists that …

Posted June 14th, 2012

American Exceptionalism, Foreign Policy, and the Washington Rules

Andrew comments on Mormon Americanism: I raise this because such an understanding …

Posted May 29th, 2012

Christianity and Liberalism

Noah Millman continues the discussion of the relationship between Christianity, liberalism, and …

Posted May 24th, 2012

Romney Has Nothing Useful to Learn from Tony Blair on Religion in Politics

Yair Rosenberg suggests that Romney might consider following Tony Blair’s religious example: …

Posted May 24th, 2012

Jennifer Rubin Is Terrified by the Mostly Positive Coverage of Romney’s Mormonism

Count on Jennifer Rubin to turn a mostly fair and favorable story …

Posted May 21st, 2012

The Flawed Brookings Study on the Political Effect of Mormonism in 2012

McKay Coppins describes an online study on the effect that knowledge about …

Posted May 18th, 2012

Religion Is Not “At the Heart” of U.S. Foreign Policy

Andrew Preston makes some very dubious claims about religion and U.S. foreign …

Posted May 7th, 2012