Spring 2008, Vol. 11, No. 2

Spiritual Politics blog

Articles in this issue:

Table of Contents

From the Editor:
Region Matters

The Postville Raid

FLDS 1, Texas O

Is the Dalai Lama Slipping?

Lambeth Blah, Blah, Blah

Women's Ordination Revisited

Having it All

Twilight of the Religion Writers

New books

Letter to 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:

Thea Button
Amory C. Minot
Mark Rasmussen

Alexander Salvato                                

Jo Lynn Alcorn, Designer                            Stephen Alcorn, Illustrator

Contributors to this Issue

Eugene V. Gallagher is the Rosemary Park Professor of Religious Studies at Connecticut College, where he teaches courses on new religious movements and Western religious traditions

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

Frank Kirkpatrick is Ellsworth Morton Tracy Lecturer and professor of religion at Trinity College. he is an Episcopal priest.