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Peter Berger
Religion & Other Curiosities
Christianity Then and Now
Celebrating the Reformation?

The legacy of the Protestant Reformation, nearly 500 years after it all began.

Spiritual Vagabonds
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Whirling Dervishes on the Upper West Side?

While there have been Jewish, Christian, and Muslim mystics, the guardians of monotheistic orthodoxy have always had a problem with mysticism.

Hillary vs. Donald
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Choosing Wisely

On whom will we bestow the grand title of the lesser evil?

Religion & Other Curiosities
Holy Cows, Blasphemy, and Monotheism

Comparing and contrasting different cases of “religionization” or “desecularization” yields striking parallels.

Religion and Modernity
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The Canonization of Mother Teresa

For most religious people today modernity and religion relate to each other not as either/or but as both/and.

Religion & Other Curiosities
Can Atheists Be Good People?

Yes. Understanding why this is true sheds light on one important formula of peace in a pluralist society.

American Religion
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Holy Communion and Church Picnics

Informal sociability across class lines is very difficult.

New World Disorder
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Erupting Nationalisms

If people define a nation as real, it is real in its consequences.

Order and Progress
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Olympic Games—Sacred and Profane

Are the Olympic Games a kind of international quasi-religion?

The Next President
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Is Religious Freedom in the National Interest?

One would think so if one looks at its place in official Washington.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Pipeline Politics

Still, several hurdles remain for the beleaguered project.

Soft or Hard Landing

It feels like 2015 all over again.

the 45th president

A more important question than whether the botched health bill passes the House.

Red Tape

Trump is ready to streamline energy regulations, but that won’t be a big help to oil companies’ bottom line.

He Said He Said

All corruption revelations are due to tactical leaking in Russia. So who’s out to get Dmitry Medvedev?

Nuclear Strategy

A technical fix to America’s aging warheads could raise tensions with Russia by undermining its nuclear deterrent.

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