Winter 2010, Vol. 12, No. 3

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Articles in this issue:

Table of Contents

An Army of One

From the Editor:
The End of the Christian Right

The Open and Affirming Lutherans

Angling for Anglicans

The Fighting Atheists

Not in My Canton

China's Lama Obsession

Scientology's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

Letter to the Editor


New books

Contributors/Religion in the News Staff

Mark Silk, Editor
Andrew Walsh, Managing Editor
Christine McCarthy McMorris, Associate Editor

Editorial Assistants:

Thea Button
Brendan Kelly
Shannon L. Smith

Alexander Salvato                                

Jo Lynn Alcorn, Designer                            Stephen Alcorn, Illustrator

Contributors to this Issue

L. DeAne Lagerquist, professor of religion at St. Olaf College, is author of Our Mothers’ Arms: A History of Women in the American Lutheran Church and The Lutherans.

Jean-François Mayer is director of the Religioscope Institute in Fribourg, Switzerland, editor of the Religioscope website ( ), and associate editor of the newsletter Religion Watch (

 William L. Portier is the Mary Ann Spearin Chair of Catholic Theology at the University of Dayton.