Spiritual Politics

Is American media coverage of the Israel-Hamas war biased?

By Mark Silk — November 21, 2023
(RNS) — The difference between U.S. outlets and Israeli ones is a matter of hope.
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Pope Francis sets the table for the upcoming climate summit

By Mark Silk — November 3, 2023
(RNS) — What he has to say when he gets to Dubai.

The evangelical Christian activist who is now speaker of the House

By Mark Silk — October 30, 2023
(RNS) — Does Mike Johnson’s Bible-based worldview stop at the border?

The evil of holy wars

By Mark Silk — October 24, 2023
(RNS) — It’s a clear and present danger.

The white evangelical march toward climate disaster

By Mark Silk — October 4, 2023
(RNS) — The new PRRI survey shows that fewer and fewer of them consider climate change a crisis.

Religious liberty is becoming a go-to right for everyone

By Mark Silk — September 27, 2023
(RNS) — A legal strategy pioneered by the right has been adopted by the left.

The new Americanism heresy

By Mark Silk — September 20, 2023
(RNS) — Once again, American bishops are at odds with the Vatican.

After the Birmingham bombing, a Rosh Hashana sermon to remember

By Mark Silk — September 14, 2023
(RNS) — From the rabbi caught in the middle of the road.

Debate outlined GOP presidential candidates’ perilous divisions on abortion

By Mark Silk — August 25, 2023
(RNS) — To be sure, all of them say they're pro-life.

Ohio shows that people want abortion to be legal

By Mark Silk — August 14, 2023
(RNS) — This should not be news.

Will the Supreme Court take up the denial of religious exemptions for unvaccinated schoolchildren?

By Mark Silk — August 10, 2023
(RNS) — A Connecticut case makes it likely.

Indicting Trump’s gospel of truth

By Mark Silk — August 2, 2023
(RNS) — It's at the crux of his latest indictment.

My Harvard diversity story

By Mark Silk — July 31, 2023
(RNS) — Diversity has its challenges — at Harvard and beyond.
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