Jun 29, 2015
Conservatives say marriage equality and health-care laws threaten their religious freedom. Should they be exempt?
May 15, 2015
The tension between religiosity and secular government goes back to the nation’s founding.
The Christian Coalition has made a dangerous gamble by associating faith with the Republican Party. If God blesses us only as Republicans or Democrats, both politics and religion are in trouble.
Aug 07, 2013
Troy University is opening up a faith-based dorm this fall. Church-state separationists are not impressed.
Jul 26, 2013
Several representatives tried to add nonreligious chaplains to the ranks of the military. You can imagine how that played out in the conservative and easily angered House.
Jul 18, 2013
In a case challenging the Obama administration's contraception mandate, a court finds that for-profit companies have free-exercise rights under the First Amendment. A look at Hobby Lobby, the company at the heart of the legal challenge.
Jul 01, 2013
Conservative intellectuals have accepted that gay marriage is inevitable, and are asking what the future holds for its opponents.
Jun 13, 2013
On immigration, the Kentucky Senator tries to bridge the gap between the GOP and evangelical Latinos. But like the party, he just doesn't get them.
May 27, 2013
Looking at how assumptions of faith and attitudes toward atheism are changing in 2013
May 02, 2013
Establishment clause? Whatever.
Apr 11, 2013
Surprising everyone, the secretary of state really is pushing for Israeli-Palestinian peace.
Apr 01, 2013
Dr. Ben Carson, heading to a Palin-esque niche on the right. But not the White House.
Mar 20, 2013
High-profile cases, like the two gay marriage ones next week, tend to attract crazy amici curiae briefs like Kid Rock songs to a gun rally.
Mar 18, 2013
If Obama is coming to Israel to kick-start peace efforts, the timing is right. Otherwise, he should stay home.
Mar 14, 2013
What having a Jesuit pontiff says about hope for change in the Catholic Church
Mar 12, 2013
How teaching compassion could restore faith in the Vatican.
Feb 28, 2013
While Israel fails to form a government, the West Bank could explode.
Feb 20, 2013
With Benedict around for the selection of his successor, a new Pope might not mean new hope for progressive Catholicism.