May 25, 2013
- The Economist
Economist: Change of faith
AT FIRST glance, the religion of legal American immigrants over the
past 20 years appears unremarkable: the vast majority are Christian.
May 22, 2013
CNN: This Oklahoma atheist isn't thanking the Lord
Behind her were ruins, a tangled mess where structures once stood.
Cradled in her arms, the mother’s 19-month-old son played with a
snatched microphone, unfazed by the chaos swirling around him.
May 01, 2013
- The Atlantic
Atlantic: What Muslims around the world think about women's rights, in charts
We often talk about "the Islamic world," or the "Muslim community,"
but sometimes it takes being smacked with an enormous, amazing data dump
to remind us
that Muslims are actually an incredibly diverse group -- if you can
call them a group -- who adhere to views that
are informed by their cultural and political context as much as
April 19, 2013
- The Washington Post
Wash. Post: Boy Scouts’ decision on gay members divides public
The Boy Scouts of America’s proposal to welcome openly gay scouts — even while still ban gay adult scout leaders — is sure to reignite an already hot debate over the role of gays in society. And, at least when it comes to the Scouts, the issue isn’t totally cut and dry.