Fall 2014, Vol. 15, No. 2

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From the Editor:
The Anti-War Choir

Pope Francis Roars into  Town

The Cardinals Knew What They Were Getting

Marriage Equality and Religious Liberty

The Calvinist Youth Movement

Congress Gets a None

Heavenly Bestsellers





Contributors/Religion in the News Staff

Mark Silk, Editor
Andrew Walsh, Managing Editor
Christine McCarthy McMorris, Associate Editor

Editorial Assistants

Fiona Brennan, Trinity College                                                 Samuel Dunbar Livingston, Trinity College
Darren Bruno,
Trinity College                                                  Benjamin Lovejoy, Trinity College                   
John Lamont,
Trinity College                                                   Devlin McMorris, Ithaca College

Jo Lynn Alcorn, Designer                                           Stephen Alcorn, Illustrator


Philip L. Barlow is the Leonard Arrington Professor of Mormon History & Culture at Utah State University and is co-editor, with Terryl Givens, of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook to Mormonism.

Jerome A. Chanes, a senior fellow at the Center for Jewish Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center, is the author of four books and many articles, chapters, and reviews on American Jewish history, sociology, public affairs, and arts and letters. He is co-editor of the forthcoming The Future of American Judaism, a volume in the series “The Future of American Religion” (Columbia University Press).

Yoel Cohen is on the faculty of the School of Communication, Ariel University, and author of God, Jews & the Media: Religion & Israel’s Media (Routledge Publishers).

Ingrid Jordt, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, contributed the article “Turning Over the Bowl in Burma,” to the Winter 2008 issue of Religion in the News.

Scott Marianno is a graduate student at Utah State University studying race, religion, and American culture. He has authored essays on Mormon history and culture.

Seth Sanders teaches Bible and ancient religions at Trinity College, where he is writing a book on what the Torah’s paradoxes tell us about its origins and one on Mesopotamian and Israelite scribes.