A Political and Literary Forum
The political philosophy embraced by Germany’s leading party helped reunite Europe after World War II. Can it guide us safely away from today’s populism—or did it cause it?
Oil’s grip on U.S. society is as much religious as economic, a new history shows.
Ingrid Rimland was a pioneering voice of the neo-Nazi Internet. She was also raised Mennonite, a peaceful religion with a long history of celebrating white “ethnic” identity.
In a new book, philosopher Martin Hägglund argues that only atheists are truly committed to improving our world. But people of faith and socialists have more in common than he thinks.
James G. Chappel
Our understanding of Malcolm X is inextricably linked to his autobiography, but newly discovered materials force us to reexamine his legacy.
But it is increasingly difficult to question Israel’s policies without accusations of anti-Semitism.
David R. K. Adler
In the mid-twentieth century, the Church radically changed its position on whether religion is a public or private matter.
In a bid to consolidate power, Erdoğan is reshaping Turkish politics in the image of the Ottoman past.
M. Hakan Yavuz
Trump v. Hawaii is not about religion. It’s about the president’s unlimited power at the border.
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
The focus on Muslim anti-Semitism obscures the real quandary of multiculturalism in Angela Merkel’s Germany.
Remembering James H. Cone.
An experiment in a quintessentially American form of protest.
Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Shellyne Rodriguez, Billy Anania
Carmen Lea Dege
David Theo Goldberg
Copyright © 1993-2021 Boston Review and its authors.
Support Boston Review
Make a tax-deductible donation today
Printing Note: For best printing results try turning on any options your web browser's print dialog makes available for printing backgrounds and background graphics.