Don't disagree

"I don't disagree with the Bible. I try to live by it." In other words, I try to live by what I don't disagree with. Somehow, Romney's going to have ...

"The Speech"

So now Romney decides to give "the speech"--the discussion of religion that he has been contemplating lo these many months. It's hard to avoid the suspicion that the only reason ...

Huckabee Surge

I agree with David Brody assessment that Huckabee hit the Bible question out of the park. Money quote: The part of Huckabee's answer that probably resonated with Evangelicals is when ...

Mark Silk bio

Editor Mark Silk is professor of religion in public life at Trinity College (Hartford, CT), and a leading expert on how religion is covered in the media. He is the ...

Jan Shipps bio

Jan Shipps is professor emeritus of religious studies and history at Indiana University-Purdue University, and one of the foremost scholars of Mormonism. She is the author of Mormonism: The Story ...

John Green bio

John C. Green is director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron, and also serves as a ...

Jerome Chanes bio

Jerome Chanes has taught American Jewish sociology, Jewish public policy issues, and biblical Hebrew at Barnard College, Stern College, Harvard University, Brandeis and Yeshiva University. He is the co-editor most ...

Reid Vineis bio

Reid Vineis is an undergraduate fellow at the Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public life. A member of the Trinity College class of 2010 from Columbus, Ohio, ...

Richard L. Wood bio

Richard L. Wood is director of religious studies and associate professor of sociology at University of New Mexico. In his research and writing, Wood examines the cultural and institutional underpinnings ...

First Take

Religion and American Politics is the what this blog is about. Our goal is to approach this from a non-partisan standpoint. You can check out what this means by looking, ...