The Monkey Cage: Religion


Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Don’t underestimate importance of religion for understanding Russia’s actions in Crimea

Crimea plays an important role in the history of the Russian Orthodox church.

By Gene Fynes  |  03:29 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Religion, Ukraine

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Why secular but illiberal governments are no guarantee of religious freedom

Recent calls to view post-Soviet Central Asia as a model for political development in the broader Muslim world overlook the fact hostility to religious extremism does not imply an embrace of liberal values.

By Kara Downey  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Religion

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 01/20/2014

How race and religion have polarized American voters

Polarization in Washington reflects long-term shifts in American society and culture.

By Alan I. Abramowitz  |  12:27 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Demographics, Electorate, Immigration, Polarization, Religion