Fall 2012, Vol. 14, No. 2

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From the Editor:
Democrats Find Their Inner None

The Saints Come Marching In

I am a Mormon?

How Mormons and Evangelicals Became Republicans

Rowan Williams Lays Down His Burden

Honey, I’m Shrinking the Church

The Struggle to Keep Hospitals Catholic

“Religious liberty” in Court

The Democrats Dump God

Ayn No Way: Paul Ryan’s Problem

Netanyahu’s Anti-Obama Campaign

Varieties of Dylan’s Religious Experience





Contributors/Religion in the News Staff

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

Editorial Assistants

Samuel Dunbar Livingston
Daniel W. Morgan

Jo Lynn Alcorn, Designer                                           Stephen Alcorn, Illustrator

Contributors to this Issue

Ron Kiener is professor of religion at Trinity College. He may be followed on Twitter as @bingoprof.

Frank Kirkpatrick is Ellsworth Morton Tracy Lecturer and professor of religion at Trinity College.

Jan Shipps is professor emerita of religious studies at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis.

Shannon L. Smith, a former Religion in the News editorial assistant, is a member of Trinity College’s Class of 2012.

Marc D. Stern is associate general counsel for legal advocacy of the American Jewish Committee.