Apr 18, 2012

vol 129 No. 8

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Crunching the numbers

The Census Bureau avoids collecting data about religion. So most of what we know is based on what people reveal to independent researchers.
April 1, 2012

A Separation

A Separation is a highly ambitious piece of work. It successfully tackles a range of topics and themes, from class, religion and gender to pride, guilt and justice. It is a tale that appears uniquely Iranian but quickly transcends physical and spiritual borders to portray the difficulty of doing the right thing under difficult, even life-threatening circumstances.
April 1, 2012