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Peter Manseau

Peter Manseau is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Peter Manseau

To hell and back again with Taylor Swift’s ‘All Too Well’

By Peter Manseau — November 29, 2021
(RNS) — The pop star's multiple accounts of a disappointing affair tap into an ancient formula of faith and myth.

What Cotton Mather would tell the ‘Jesus is my vaccine’ crowd

By Peter Manseau — April 30, 2020
(RNS) — When smallpox hit Massachusetts, the Puritan clergyman began to rethink his theology of catastrophe, even when doing so meant breaking ranks with his country’s religious elite.
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