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Writing About Religion in a Polarized Age

Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

Further Reading

From Our Panelists

Rod Dreher, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern Girl, a Small Town, and the Secret of a Good Life (Grand Central Publishing, 2013).

Rod Dreher, "Writing about Religion," American Conservative, October 21, 2014.

Mark Oppenheimer, Knocking on Heaven’s Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture (Yale University Press, 2003).

Sarah Posner, God’s Profits: Faith, Fraud, and the Republican Crusade for Values Voters (Polipoint Press, 2008).

Sarah Posner, "Wright's Theology Not 'New or Radical,'" (Q&A with Jonathan Walton), Salon, May 3, 2008.

Alan Wolfe, One Nation, After All: What Americans Really Think About God, Country, Family, Racism, Welfare, Immigration, Homosexuality, Work, The Right, The Left and Each Other (Penguin Books, 1999).

Alan Wolfe, The Transformation of American Religion: How We Actually Live Our Faith (University of Chicago Press, 2005).

Related Articles 

Joanna Brooks, "How Mormonism Built Glenn Beck," Religion Dispatches, May 25, 2010.

Sarah Morice Brubaker, "Bachmann's Former Church Says Papacy Is Antichrist; Will It Matter?", Religion Dispatches, July 14, 2011. 

Anthea Butler, "Prosperity, Spiritual Warfare, and the 'On-Demand God,'" Religion Dispatches, July 16, 2009.

Rabia Chaudry, "What A Muslim American Learned from Zionists," TIME, June 24, 2014.

Kathryn Joyce, "The Homeschool Apostates," The American Prospect (November 2013).

Jay Michaelson, "Does the Bible Really Call Homosexuality An 'Abomination?'", Religion Dispatches, July 29, 2010.

Haroon Moghul, "Jesus, Carpet Bomb My Heart: An Undercover Muslim in Detroit," Religion Dispatches, March 19, 2012.

Charles Pierce, "The Crusaders," Boston Globe Magazine, November 2, 2003.

Moti Rieber, "Tribalism vs. Universalism," Jewschool (blog), July 23, 2014. 

Jeff Sharlet, "Inside America's Most Powerful Megachurch," Harpers (May 2005).  

Adele M. Stan, "House of God?", Mother Jones (November/December 1995).

Mary Valle, "The Mucus," Killing The Buddha, November 13, 2000.


*Thanks to Sarah Posner for her helpful contributions to this list.