Lisa Miller
Belief Watch

Miller, former senior writer at the Wall Street Journal, is a senior editor at Newsweek and oversees all of its religion coverage and writes the regular “Belief Watch” column.

Latest by Lisa Miller

The man who became pope

The man who became pope

In “Pope Francis,” the new pontiff speaks in his own words on his life and his Church.

Doubt is where the work begins in humanity’s story of religion

My farewell plea for my final column is this: If someone expresses certainty about religion, don’t believe it.

Polyamory activists cause discomfort in Unitarians’ big tent

Many committed Unitarians wish that polyamory activists would just sit down and be quiet.

Will Pope Francis ‘avoid breaking under the strain’?

The church faces infighting and a damaged corporate reputation. No wonder the new pope seems somber.