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Peter Berger
Religion & Other Curiosities
Religion & Other Curiosities
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Eastern Orthodox Cacophony in America

In the American context, how can Orthodoxy cope with the dynamics of the denominational system—essentially a free market of religious options?

Religion and Modernity
Urbanity as a Vortex of Pluralism

The following text is based on a longer paper written for a conference on “The City and Religion” at the University of Darmstadt, Germany, January 2016.

The Colonials Strike Back
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African Bishops Against Sexual Liberation

Will the Archbishop of Uganda excommunicate the Archbishop of Canterbury by 2019?

Interfaith Relations
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Under the Long Shadow of the Holocaust

Interfaith dialogue takes two important steps forward.

Religion & Other Curiosities
The Long Road to Harvard

Evangelicals have come of age.

Religion & Other Curiosities
News from Blue Massachusetts

Two examples from deep blue Massachusetts, which both feature intrusions into the private sphere by various institutions, demonstrate why we should be cautious about taking strong positions in these cases.

Religious Pluralism
Judeo-Christian or Abrahamic?

The ever-expanding boundaries of religious pluralism in America.

Church and State
Hugo Grotius
The Texas State Bar and the Ambiguities of Secularity

People often confuse ‘secularity’ and ‘secularism’. A case in point.

Interfaith Dialogue
Rethinking the Reformation

Religious pluralism compels individuals, on whatever level of intellectual sophistication, to differentiate between the core of their own faith and its more negotiable elements.

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Where are the Muslim Voices Against Islamist Terror?

There are many, hiding in plain sight.

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PC Campus Culture

Some students get to college already primed for the political correctness typical of today’s leftwing campus politics.


The deal negotiated by Secretary Kerry is a rotten one. And he now has no choice but to pursue it, on terms he cannot control.

Old King Coal

German coal assets are attracting the attention of Czech investors who understand the green-minded country still needs the fossil fuel.

The Great Blue Migration

The biggest, bluest states in the country are struggling to hold on to their middle class residents.

The European Immigration Crisis

New NATO initiative is slapdash and made up on the fly—but it contains a very important detail.

America And Southeast Asia

The U.S. wants to see more a strong, prosperous Indonesia—not least for the part it could play in helping to challenge China’s regional ambitions.

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