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Religion in America
Religion in America
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Gloomy and Cheerful Evangelicals

The Evangelical ritual of judgment, repentance, and forgiveness dominates the American moral imagination.

Religion in America
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Donald Trump and the Perils of Charisma

Claiming a religious identity in America is still politically useful.

Religion in America
US Episcopalians Get Yellow Card from World Anglican Body

We are probably seeing the latest stage in the unfolding saga of the Reformation in the English-speaking world.

Religion in America
Is Secularization Oversold?

A space that kept Christianity culturally powerful and put Christian belief within plausibility framework of some Americans is eroding.

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Holy Nation: America, Born Again

American Evangelicalism transformed its country—but only at the cost of being hollowed out itself.

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Church Picnics and the Communion of Saints

It is unrealistic to force people who have nothing in common in this world to enjoy relaxed sociability, and yet that has become the norm among American religious communities.

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Power Shift

Unlike the United States, this shift isn’t being driven by price.

Qatar-snipe

The normally discreet Gulf Cooperation Council is embroiled in an unusually public spat with Qatar.

WRM Elsewhere

“Brzezinski’s ability to package his depth of insight and breadth of vision into a form that worked in the Washington policy process, and was influential, is really an outstanding accomplishment.”

At Home

A reminder that under the strain of war and political polarization, the United States is slowly becoming an uglier and more dangerous place.

retirement crisis

Young Americans expect to lean more heavily on Social Security when they retire. But the system is underfunded.

Hail Shale

Give shale the credit it’s due this holiday weekend.

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