Spring 2008, Vol. 11, No. 1

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Table of Contents

From the Editor:

Sally Gets Religion

God and Mammon on the Web

Off with their Head Scarves

Playing Godless

Letter to the Editor


Contributors/Religion in the News Staff

Mark Silk, Editor
Andrew Walsh, Managing Editor
David W. Machacek, Contributing Editor
Christine McCarthy McMorris, Editorial Associate

Editorial Assistants:
Colin M. Adams
Tyler Seeger
Reid Vineis 
Alexander Salvato                                

Jo Lynn Alcorn, Designer                            Stephen Alcorn, Illustrator

Contributors to this Issue

Dwight N. Hopkins is Professor of Theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School. He is author of Being Human: Race, Culture, and Religion and Shoes That Fit Our Feet: Sources for a Constructive Black Theology; and co-editor of Walk Together Children: Black and Womanist Theologies, Church and Theological Education, and Another World Is Possible: Spiritualities and Religions of Global Darker Peoples.

Ronald C. Kiener is Professor of Religion at Trinity College, and directs its Jewish Studies Program. He blogs at

Marc Stern, a leading expert on the law of church and state, is general counsel and assistant executive director of the American Jewish Congress.

R. Stephen Warner is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and one of the nationís foremost sociologists of religion. His article is adapted from a talk he gave in March as Greenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Trinity College.