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  • The Great Awakening

    By Rob Eshman

    August 14, 2008 | 12:53 am

    The Rev. Rick Warren of Saddleback Church will hold back-to-back public conversations this Saturday, Aug. 16, with the two presumptive presidential candidates, Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain. The conversations, on the topic of "Compassion and Leadership," will be broadcast...
  • The Family Doctrine: Q & A with author Jeff Sharlet

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    July 10, 2008 | 12:03 am

    Jeff Sharlet's latest book, a terrifying read, is light on gore and heavy on religion. In "The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power (Harper, $25.95)," Sharlet, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and associate research scholar at NYU's Center for...
  • Daniel Pipes fights the worldwide threat of Islamism—from Malibu

    By Marc Ballon

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm


    Pipes spoke at UC Irvine in January
    The view from Daniel Pipes' front porch in Malibu is "California Dreamin'" perfect. With the Pacific stretching beyond the horizon, the vista induces a Zen-like calm. If the scholar's striped cotton shirt and khakis betray his Boston roots,...
  • Editor’s Corner - Junk Science

    By Rob Eshman

    August 11, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    "Both sides ought to be properly taught," President George W. Bush told reporters in Texas Aug. 1, "so people can understand what the debate is about. Part of education is to expose people to different schools of thought.... You're asking me whether or not people ought to be exposed...

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  • France’s Dangerous Cocktail

    By Andre Glucksmann

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    On July 18, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon festively proposed to "all the Jews of France" "to move to Israel immediately ... because in France today, one of the wildest forms of anti-Semitism is spreading."

    Sharon is wrong -- not in his concern about a real rise in anti-Semitism in...

  • Finding a Kindred Spirit in a Patriarch

    By Rochelle Furstenberg

    September 25, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    "The Discovery of God: Abraham and The Birth of Monotheism" by David Klinghoffer (Doubleday, $26).

    David Klinghoffer's biography of the patriarch Abraham rides on a new wave of interest in the Bible, and a growing sense of the Abrahamic heritage that Christians, Jews and Muslims...

  • Unorthodox Alliance

    By Gershom Gorenberg

    December 26, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The idea is supposed to make me tingle warmly: While I sit in my home here in Jerusalem enjoying

    the Friday evening calm, thousands of Christian Coalition supporters will be gathering at the Ellipse in Washington to proclaim solidarity with Israel. According to pre-rally PR, my prime...

  • Faith and Proof

    By Michael Tolkin

    March 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The Kurdish father living in Sweden kills his daughter because she dishonored the family when she refused the marriage he arranged for her; Andrea Yates kills her children to spare them from her fundamentalist vision of Hell; a Hindu pogrom against Muslims in India kills hundreds,...

  • The Liberal Revival

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    November 12, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    What a great week this has been for liberals. If it does nothing else, Election '98 makes it OK to use "L" word again. I love it -- it is so much more descriptive of hope and dream than the neutered word "moderate." Liberals have been abused on both the left (by multiculturalists)...
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