May 12, 2012
- Los Angeles Times
LA Times: Mitt Romney makes his case to evangelicals
When it came to evangelicals in this year's primaries, Mitt Romney was most often the rejected suitor — struggling to overcome suspicions about his authenticity as a conservative and his Mormon faith.
March 26, 2012
- The Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle: Religion behind bars
For several years, I taught general humanities courses – literature, philosophy, history – in a university program offered to inmates in a Texas state prison facility in Rosharon, Texas. Students in the prison earned bachelor or master degrees in humanities from University of Houston-Clear Lake.
March 15, 2012
- The Huffington Post
Huff. Post: Mitt Romney reflects 'Mormon culture' of moderation, expert says
Mitt Romney has called himself "severely conservative" but an expert on religion and politics said the Republican presidential front-runner, a Mormon, is a product of "Mormon culture," which contains "a real strain of moderation and pragmatism" on issues like same-sex relationships, abortion and immigration.