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On Larry Siedentrop's Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism.
The Church has always had a vexed, somewhat aggrieved relation to dogs and their status as things to be blessed or sanctified.
In The Heathen School, John Demos locates the early history of American exceptionalism in a small New England missionary school.
The Supreme Court never agreed that access to contraceptives is a compelling government interest. The consequences may be significant.
Why did the Supreme Court extend religious exercise rights to for-profit corporations?
Peter Matthiessen's Orientalism.
The larger Republican rhetorical strategy
Christian weddings are on the rise in China, even among non-believers.
Samuel Scheffler's Death and the Afterlife uses doomsday thought experiments to figure out what makes life meaningful.
"There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.”
Claude S. Fischer
He didn't believe in short-cuts.
Glenn C. Loury
Movements need new members, and new members mean reform.
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Robin D. G. Kelley
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Silvia Federici, Jill Richards
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