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Christian right / religious right   

 

The Contraceptive Mandate Marches On, Religion in the News, Fall 2014 by Mark Silk
The Supreme Court begins to reassess the balance between religious liberty and gender equity in its Hobby Lobby decision.
(Co-written by Sam Livingston and Mark Silk).

How Mormons and Evangelicals Became Republicans Religion in the News, Fall 2012 by Mark Silk
The restorationism of the Second Great Awakening was reactivated in the Reagan Revolution.

The Christian Coalition Revisited Religion in the News, Summer 2010 by Mark Silk.

The End of the Christian Right Religion in the News, Winter 2010 by Mark Silk.

Who Killed George Tiller? Religion in the News, Fall 2009 by Andrew Walsh.
Pro-life groups say donít blame us when a Kansas abortion provider is gunned down.

Family Ties Religion in the News, Fall 2009 by Mark Silk
Editor's column: The Family on C Street in D.C.

The Primary Field, Religion in the News, Winter 2008, by Reid P. Vineis.
Religion problems challenge the GOPís candidates.

Huckabee's Baptism, Religion in the News, Winter 2008, by William Lindsey.
The Missionary Baptist roots of Huckabeeís populism.  

Oral Surgery, Religion in the News, Winter 2008, by Matthew Avery Sutton.
Terminating ORUís Republican entanglements.

Mr. Harper Goes to Ottawa  Religion in the News, Summer 2006, by Dennis R. Hoover.
Canada gets a faith-based leader of its own.

Same Sex Toons, Religion in the News, Spring 2005, by Christine McCarthy McMorris.
The Religious Right and the media spar over SpongeBob SquarePants and Buster Baxter.

"Our New Religious Politics," Religion in the News, Winter 2005.
Editor's Column, by Mark Silk.

"Religion Gap Swings New Ways", Religion in the News, Winter 2005, by John C. Green.
The new swing voters are pretty regular attenders and mainline Protestants.

A Certain Presidency, Religion in the News, Winter 2005, by Andrew M. Manis.
Journalists struggled to get a fix on President Bush's religion.

"Schiavo Interminable," Religion in the News, Winter 2005
Florida's famous life-support case lives on.

The Social Gospel Lays an Egg in Alabama, Religion in the News, Fall  2003, by Lisa San Pascual.
Most Alabamians don't think Jesus wants them to pay higher taxes.

The Decalogue in Montgomery, Religion in the News, Spring 2003, by Michael Evans.
A defiant judge's struggle to keep the Ten Commandments in his courthouse.

The GOP Gets Religion, Religion in the News, Spring 2003, by Mark Silk, editor.

What Christian Right?, Religion in the News, Spring 2003, by Mark J. Rozell.
Reports of its death are greatly exaggerated.

The Undetected Tide, Religion in the News, Spring 2003, by John C. Green.
High church-attending, white evangelicals were mobilized.

Church Notes, Religion in the News, Spring 2003, emails from a churchgoer in suburban Atlanta. The shunning of a Democrat.

The New Governing Party, Religion in the News, Spring 2003. A memo on governing from the Georgia Christian Coalition.

The Bible in Memphis, Religion in the News, Spring 2003, by Stephen R. Haynes.
Getting the Bible into Tennessee's public schools curriculum.

The Decalogue in Montgomery, Religion in the News, Spring 2003, by Michael Evans, editorial assistant. A defiant judge's struggle to keep the Ten Commandments in his courthouse.

Reading the Koran in Chapel Hill,  Religion in the News, Fall 2002, by Andrew Chase Baker, editorial assistant. A college reading assignment becomes a hot potato.

"Falwell and Robertson Stumble", Religion in the News, Fall 2001, [two paladins of the religious right offer an extremely controversial interpretation of the 9-11 attacks], by Michael E. Naparstek, editorial assistant

"Faith in Justice: The Ashcroft Fight", Religion in the News, Spring 2001, [Was it kosher to ask the nominee for attorney general about his religion?], by Mark Silk, editor

"Faith-Based Ambivalence", Religion in the News, Spring 2001, [The "media elite" turns out to be cautiously open to the President’s advocacy of faith-based social services"], by Dennis R. Hoover, associate editor

"The Voucher Circus", Religion in the News, Spring 2001, [Despite devastating defeats at the ballot box last November, the show goes on for the educational voucher movement], by Andrew Walsh, managing editor

"A Religious Right Arrives in Canada", Religion in the News, Summer 2000, [socially conservative evangelicals emerge as a force to be reckoned with in Canadian national politics], by Dennis R. Hoover, associate editor

"The Kansas Compromise", Religion in the News, Fall 1999, [teaching evolution made a local school board option], by William K. Piotrowski, editorial assistant

"A Different Spiritual Politics", Religion in the News, Summer 1999, [moving beyond culture wars], by Mark Silk, editor

"Montgomery Wars: Religion and Alabama Politics", Religion in the News, Spring 1999, [the religious right and Gov. Fob James], by Gerald Johnson, Auburn University

"Promise Keepers and Culture Wars", Religion in the News, Summer 1998, [motives of Promise Keepers], by David Hackett, University of Florida at Gainesville

Religion and American Politics: The 2000 Election in Context, 2000
[86-page book, Acrobat (.pdf) file], edited by Mark Silk