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Religion and Modernity
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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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"Peak" Oil?

The UK may have just found its biggest new reserve of offshore crude this century.

Land of the Rising Gun

Shinzo Abe is not letting the North Korean crisis go to waste.

Recovery?

The Obama Recovery didn’t do much for the housing sector.

Suburbanization

Will we see a third ring of suburbs?

Asia's Game of Thrones

Time will tell if this strategy will backfire, generating more pushback from potential allies like South Korea.

Not Dead Yet

But this weekend’s protests, impressive as they were, are a long way from constituting a lasting threat to Putin’s power.

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