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religion



  • Fundamentalist Pandemics

    by Juan Cole

    What evangelicals could learn from "The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam."



  • A Mystery at Oxford

    A well-funded effort by American evangelical Christians to identify archaeological evidence for the New Testament is at the center of a scandal. 



  • Queen of Heaven, Empress of Hell

    by Vanessa R. Corcoran

    Contemporary depictions of Mary tend to be gentle in their holiness, but Christians centuries ago envisioned her as a powerful agent who fought for their salvation.


  • A Founder of American Religious Nationalism

    by Katherine Stewart

    Christian nationalism today is a political movement, and its primary goal is power. Its ultimate aim, formulated by R.J. Rushdoony, is to replace our modern constitutional Republic with a “biblical” order that derives its legitimacy not from the people but from God and the Bible – or, at least, the God and the Bible that men like Rushdoony claimed to know.