Category: Religion

The Man Who Ate Liberty Valance

A creepy, haunting cannibal Western, "Ravenous" explores of the temptations of power.
Eve Tushnet August 20, 2014

Youngest Son Adds Laments to the Indie Hymnal

Sincerity marries sorrow in an album with a tuneful, memorable pop sensibility.
Eve Tushnet August 6, 2014

As Mosul’s Christians Flee, Religious Freedom Gets an Ambassador

The State Department’s annual report on International Religious Freedom paints a dark picture for religious liberty advocates. The AP says that…
Sarah Albers July 29, 2014

Is Religious Freedom Possible?

Without a universal definition of religion, it's difficult to maintain.
Samuel Goldman July 9, 2014

Religious Discrimination Found in the Workplace

One might think that having a stronger cultural bias toward religion would lead to less discrimination against religious affiliations.…
Sarah Albers July 1, 2014

Hobby Lobby Has Won, But Have We?

Hobby Lobby has won. The big box craft store’s lawsuit challenging the contraceptive mandate regulation issued by the Department…
Jonathan Coppage June 30, 2014

The Problem of Contempt in Christianity

American Christianity today is largely schismatic and divided. Rod Dreher pinpointed this problem in a recent article, “The Problem…
Gracy Olmstead June 26, 2014

David Brat’s Half-Cocked Theological-Economic Fusionism

Michael Tanner recently—but before the shocker primary in suburban Richmond—lamented that the tea party’s influence was waning because it…
Scott Galupo June 18, 2014

Every Day Is Like Sunday: Rediscovering Wilfrid Sheed’s “The Hack”

A pre-Vatican II satire totally at home in our current performance culture.
Eve Tushnet May 19, 2014

Drop Those Wedding Rings in the Name of the Law

Most gay marriage lawsuits have been brought by couples, but, in North Carolina, it’s the clergy filing suit. Ministers from…
Leah Libresco May 1, 2014