Mark Silk is Professor of Religion in Public Life at Trinity College and director of the college's Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life. He is a Contributing Editor of the Religion News Service
Racial identity follows in the footsteps of religious identity
(RNS) — The blurring of religious identity over the past few decades may be a model for racial identity.
How SCOTUS is selectively ‘restoring’ religious liberty
(RNS) — A court bent on finding an absence of neutrality can always find something.
Why the Equality Act is no big threat to religious freedom
(RNS) — If push comes to shove, expect the Supreme Court to step in.
The Vatican tries to hold back the tide on same-sex blessings
(RNS) — But the Vatican is already up to its ankles.
Being pro-choice doesn’t necessarily make Biden a bad Catholic
(RNS) — But he could do more to make the case.
Biden needs to restore Obama rule for faith-based organizations
(RNS) — Given what’s at stake for families, faith-based regulations about social service organizations should not take years to put in place.
Democratic values compete with Buddhist ones in Myanmar
(RNS) — Democracy is making inroads, but the tradition of karmic kingship persists.
The end of the pro-Christian presidency of Donald Trump
(RNS) — No president in American history has so overtly devoted himself to appealing to evangelical Christians. It wasn’t enough.
Georgia’s Black-Jewish campaign is the latest chapter in an old story
(RNS) — The experiences of the two communities in Atlanta have run parallel since the Civil War.