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Religion and Modernity
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A Mesoamerican temple pyramid in Mexico (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
A Jewish Take on Pluralism

In an honest dialogue between religions, does one sometimes have to say “no”?

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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.

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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.

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Exporting the American Culture War

America’s cultural left and right have globalized the battle over questions of sexuality.

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Pilgrims

There is something attractive about a group that calls itself “a community of seekers.” The term nicely fits most of us today.

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France 2017

France’s embattled conservative presidential contender, Francois Fillon, says that he will be staying in the race till the bitter end.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Things are heating up in both of China’s maritime disputes.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Money without reform is a bad idea.

Trump's Cabinet

The new EPA head made his career railing against the agency he will now lead.

The Greek Tragedy

Nothing demonstrates the dead end into which the European Union has so tragically worked itself better than the policy paralysis that has crippled its response to the Greek calamity.

Gridlock

Poland and the Czech Republic are collateral damage in Germany’s energiewende.

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