In a new book, the writer Alan Jacobs looks at why it’s impossible for people who disagree to hold a civilized conversation.
The organization’s decision overturns a historic and defining separation, raising questions about their timing and how they differ from the Girl Scouts of the USA.
The rules for discussing firearms in the United States obscure the obvious solutions.
An uncompromising, universalist commitment to protecting civil rights is the best way to safeguard the rights of the most vulnerable to abuse and injustice.
A new memo rescinds an Obama-era policy on gender-identity discrimination, setting the stage for a possible Supreme Court fight.
A new paper finds that direct mail, door-to-door canvassing, and television ads almost never change people’s minds. What does this mean for American democracy?
The former Breitbart editor’s attempt to schedule a provocative event on the liberal campus featuring high-profile conservative speakers didn’t work out as planned.
Sean Spicer at the Emmys? It’s the latest illustration that members of the establishment are held to different standards.
Two authors, Mark Lilla and Henry Olsen, see a politics rejecting the broad messages of Roosevelt and Reagan for the narrow claims of victim-group grievance and purist ideology.
A historian looks at the legacy of racism in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The former Arkansas governor has a new television show on Trinity Broadcasting Network, and a powerful first guest.
In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Sean Spicer demonstrated why those fleeing the administration may find it difficult to start fresh.
The president weighs in on a long-standing debate over using public money to support religious organizations.
If the United States wishes to defeat Osama bin Laden's heirs and the toxic potency of their message, it needs to recommit to its most basic values.
During a recent hearing, Democratic senators pushed an appellate-court nominee to explain how her religious beliefs would affect her legal decisions.
New survey data indicates that religiously unaffiliated people in the U.S. are diverse—and in many places, they make up a greater share of the population than any faith group.
Was the white-nationalist march better understood as a departure from America’s traditional values, or viewed in the context of its history?
The secretary of defense could run afoul of his boss if his review of the policy on transgender troops follows the facts to their conclusion.
Members of the president’s faith board did not step down after Charlottesville. They say they’re fulfilling their duty to advise America’s leader.
Jen Hatmaker says the “days of silence are over” in polite evangelical culture.