Yair Mintzker doesn't know. He's more interested in why other historians keep trying to write a 19th-century novel about the 18th-century case.
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India's 20 million Catholics don't seem to mind that their faith looks pretty European.
According to Joseph Wiebe, Berry's vision of rural life starts with his reckoning with Kentucky, the Shawnee, and black slavery.
In 34 years in this country, I've experienced racism. But I've never felt like I feel this week.
The right-wing extremists aren't counting on support from most white people. Just silence.
Religious leaders as different as William Barber and Russell Moore reflect Reinhold Niebuhr's insights.
A travel writer's visit to the borderlands of her childhood
There have been many Zionisms over the years. Only one has imagined an eventual end of Judaism.
I was invited to an interfaith solidarity service. Instead I spent the day reading Congressman John Lewis's graphic novel trilogy about the civil rights movement.
Ethicist George Lucas argues that new forms of warfare are "mired in epistemological crisis."