The World According to ‘God’s Harvard’
Patrick Henry College’s focus on governance gives it a unique place among right-wing Christian schools.
Biden and Pope Francis Could Make a Climate Change Miracle
How the new U.S. leader and the liberal pontiff—like presidents and popes before them—can cooperate to transform American politics.
Defining Islamophobia Is the First Step Toward Addressing It
In the United Kingdom, Islamophobia is on the rise, but existing anti-racist measures are not equipped to deal with it.
Iraq’s Disappearance From Biden’s Agenda Is a Big Mistake
Upcoming elections offer an opportunity to turn Iraq around—and contain Iran in the process.
Why the Persecution of Muslims Should Be on Biden’s Agenda
The incoming U.S. president must hold China and other countries accountable for religious persecution—and counter Beijing’s global campaign to destroy human rights.
The True Meaning of Christmas Movies Is a Cozy American Worldview
In the Christmas movie universe, Europeans are royals, the military is a burden, and home is where the heart is.
One Year After Mass Protests, India’s Muslims Still Live in Fear
Modi’s party is expected to further polarize state electorates along religious lines in 2021.
Yes, Islam Is Facing a Crisis. No, France Isn’t Helping Solve It.
By championing freedom from religion while trampling freedom of religion, Macron is discrediting the Enlightenment in the eyes of Muslims—and strengthening the Islamists he vows to defeat.
Let’s Be Honest About Religion and the Courts
As Amy Coney Barrett wrote herself, religious convictions are real and influential on judges.
Foreign Fighters’ Life After the Caliphate
In interviews with former Islamic State members in hiding, religious concerns have been replaced with more quotidian worries.
The Pope’s Latest Encyclical Is Beautiful—and Hypocritical
“Fratelli Tutti” lays out a set of principles that the Vatican doesn’t apply to its own China deals.
The Government Can’t Save Ultra-Orthodox Jews From COVID-19. Religious Leaders Can.
The coronavirus has hit Haredi enclaves hard, but without clear directives from rabbis, isolated communities from Jerusalem to New York will continue to suffer.
Christian Victims in Nigeria Fear Future Attacks
Religious violence is growing despite the pandemic.
Why Pompeo’s Crusade Against the Pope Failed
Christian conservatives in the United States are using religious freedom in China as a smokescreen in their ongoing culture war against Pope Francis. It might win votes at home but won’t sway the Holy See.
China Is Already Breaking Its Vatican Deal
Ordinary Catholics deserve to know the details of the arrangement.
How Turkey’s Soft Power Conquered Pakistan
The TV drama “Ertugrul” reveals how neo-Ottoman fantasies are finding an enthusiastic audience in a country that struggles with Saudi and Western influence.
South Korea’s COVID-19 Church Scapegoat Is Fighting Back
As mainstream denominations see their own outbreaks, Shincheonji members say they were unfairly targeted.