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Cover Story:
Why Smash the Falun Gong?
Coverage of Beijing’s crackdown on an eclectic new religious movement bought into the government line.
by Michael Lestz


From the Editor: The BVM at the BMA
How far should civic institutions go to avoid giving religious offense?
by Mark Silk

Vouchers Move to Center Stage
A federal judge’s ill-timed and short-lived injunction suspending Cleveland’s experimental school voucher program makes vouchers the religion issue most likely to enliven the 2000 election cycle.
by Andrew Walsh

Spiritual Victimology
Jews have long been targeted by violent extremists, but are evangelical Christians now joining the casualty list?: A spate of violent incidents challenges journalists to understand the shifting roles of religion in hate crime.
by Dennis R. Hoover

The Kansas Compromise
Journalists were horrified by the Kansas Board of Education’s decision to make the teaching of evolution a local school board option, but the public (and the presidential candidates) saw it differently.
by William K. Piotrowski

Those Revolting Greeks
The forced resignation of the leader of America’s Greek Orthodox Christians shows the power of spiritual democracy at the dawn of the Internet Age.
by Andrew Walsh

On the Beat: Covering Israel’s Religion Wars
With a host of issues pitting the secular against the ultra-Orthodox, religious politics dominates religion coverage.
by Yoel Cohen

Discriminating Bodies
When the imperative to stop discrimination runs up against the right of free association, editorialists pretend there’s only one side to the story.
by Marc Stern


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