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100 years later, Fosdick’s question, ‘Shall the fundamentalists win?’ still echoes

By Jacob Lupfer — May 20, 2022
(RNS) — The answer, improbable at the time, was, 'Yes, they shall.'
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Kendrick Lamar’s new album reminds us that even prophets are fallible

By Andre Henry — May 18, 2022
(RNS) — His first album in five years has the Pulitzer Prize winner counting the costs of truth-telling.

How Christian nationalism won Pennsylvania’s GOP primary

By Jacob Lupfer — May 18, 2022
(RNS) — And why it will bring losses in the fall.

DeSantis can’t unwrite Disney’s history of ‘saying gay’

By Brandon Ambrosino — May 18, 2022
(RNS) — I don’t need Disney to publicly condemn DeSantis’ politics so I am able to feel valued as a gay man. I feel that way every time I set foot on Disney property.

What I learned when I got COVID

By Jeffrey Salkin — May 18, 2022
(RNS) — This is what ‘positive thinking’ can get you. In the midst of it all, COVID-19 became my rabbi.

The conversation white parents should be having with their children

By Kelly Brown Douglas — May 17, 2022
(RNS) — Schools are being barred from discussing racism. That leaves parents and our faith communities.

Avoiding a deadlocked conclave

By Thomas Reese — May 17, 2022
(RNS) — Before he dies or retires, Pope Francis needs to make changes in the process of electing a new pope to avoid the possibility of a deadlocked conclave.

What is the Lag BaOmer pilgrimage?

By Joshua Shanes — May 17, 2022
(The Conversation) — A scholar of Jewish history explains why the annual Lag BaOmer pilgrimage to Mount Meron in Israel has such power and meaning.

The beloved community and the heresy of white replacement

By Robert P. Jones — May 16, 2022
(RNS) — How 'Beyoncé Mass' gave me hope after the Buffalo massacre.

Will overturning Roe finally allow Catholics to pursue a consistent ethic of life?

By Steven P. Millies — May 16, 2022
(RNS) — The next months and years will be as critical a moment for Catholics as the years after Roe was decided.

From Charleston to Pittsburgh to Buffalo, their blood cries out

By Jeffrey Salkin — May 16, 2022
(RNS) — Buffalo reminds us: Jews and Blacks are allies.

Overturning Roe is a huge win for evangelicals. It won’t end their political game.

By Marcia Pally — May 13, 2022
(RNS) — Abortion is not the only issue driving white evangelical politics.

If budgets are moral documents, what does the US budget say about ours?

By Bridget Moix — May 13, 2022
(RNS) — Why is destroying our enemies a higher priority than feeding, clothing and teaching children? 
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