Christian-Muslim Crosstalk

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Christian and Muslim leaders from around the world met this summer at Yale University for the first of four conferences to discuss “the foundational principles” of the two faiths. The willingness of Islamic authorities to engage in dialogue with their Christian counterparts is, to be sure, . . . . Continue Reading »

In Search of Realism

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Twenty years ago historian J.G.A. Pocock shook the academic establishment with a sweeping account of the development of republican political ideals, from Florence in the Renaissance to the American Founding. His work, The Machiavellian Moment , was perhaps the most ambitious of its kind to trace the . . . . Continue Reading »

Keeping the Faith

From the May 2002 Print Edition

In a way no one anticipated, George W. Bush has shifted the national debate about the role of religion in American life. For nearly twenty“five years, conservative Christians have focused on a politics of protest. Abortion, homosexuality, pornography, de“moralized public . . . . Continue Reading »