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Act Four: Pop culture with Alyssa Rosenberg

Act Four: Pop culture with Alyssa Rosenberg

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Columnist Alyssa Rosenberg hosted a conversation on the stories we love in pop culture.

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The Spirited Atheist: April, 2011

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 04/27/2011

The road to papal sainthood paved with church politics

Was John Paul II a holier man than the dissident theologians he rebuked or than the child-victims whose cries went unheard on his watch by the bishops of his church?

By Susan Jacoby  |  10:57 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 04/20/2011

The Ayn Rand revival: economics, sex and atheism for dummies

As a teen, I fell in love with Rand the individualist. Her atheism was a bonus.

By Susan Jacoby  |  10:18 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Supreme Court opens door wider for taxpayer support of religion

Last week the Supreme Court handed down a little-noticed and horrendous 5-4 decision that encourages states to provide tax support for religious schools by the back door if the front door is constitutionally closed.

By Susan Jacoby  |  03:16 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Terry Jones and Afghan mullahs: Who is responsible for violence?

The idea that Jones is responsible for the savagery of those who murdered the first westerners they could get their hands on in Afghanistan represents multiculturalism run amuck.

By Susan Jacoby  |  11:21 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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